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Arizona / Wildfire #999293

NBC Evening News for Monday, Jun 06, 2011
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(Studio: Brian Williams) NASA satellite photo of the smoke plume from the wildfire in Arizona shown.

(Eagar, Arizona: George Lewis) The fight against the Arizona fire featured; scenes shown of smoke and flames, people evacuating; photos from the “Arizona Republic” shown; details given about the grounding of water-dropping helicopters due to high winds. [Fire incident management spokesman Brad PITASSI†- says we’re creating a perfect storm of dry fuels and intense weather.] [WOMAN – reacts.] [Greer rancher Mark PETERSON‡- notes his plan for his sheep.] [Snowy Mountain Inn owner Dick BRUNEAU††- says we hope to dodge a bullet by the Forest Service doing some backburning.]

Williams, Brian;
Lewis, George

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