This program is 29 minutes long
(Lake View Terrace, California: Miguel Almaguer) The fight against the Station fire near Los Angeles featured; scenes shown of firefighters, backfires, helicopters, homes at risk. [MAN, WOMAN – react.] [Homeowner Cliff JONES – explains why he won’t evacuate.] [Los Angeles County Fire Department Capt. Mark SAVAGE- comments on weather changes.] [Homeowner Beth HALAAS- reacts to losing her home.]
(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) Report introduced.
(Yucaipa, California: Lee Cowan) The challenge from the continuing drought, the Santa Ana winds and California’s budget problems featured; national fire forecast map shown. [Firefighter Bill PETERS – notes the potential for more catastrophic fires this year.] [US Forest Service bioclimatologist Ron NEILSON- expresses concern for the West.] [California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection Del WALTERS- comments on the cost.]
(Los Angeles: Brian Williams) The air operations featured. [Helicopter pilot Ethan JENSEN- describes the job of forward air controllers; says it’s an urban interface fire.] [Air operations branch director John KEESEY- comments on the frantic nature of the air traffic.] The tents at the ground command center, helicopters loading water, ash on Jensen’s helicopter and the haze over Denver shown.
(Washington: Robert Bazell) The H1N1/swine flu outbreak updated; details given about the risk to schoolchildren and the cases at Wake Forest University; photo shown of New York City police officer Ryan Johnson, who died; "Sesame Street" PSA shown. [President OBAMA – says he wants everybody to be prepared.] [New York City Mayor Michael BLOOMBERG – notes the possibility of the virus returning this fall or winter.] [Mother Barbara JOHNSON- talks about Ryan.]
(Washington: Lisa Myers) New rules aimed at curtailing automated, robocalls featured; details given about what calls are still allowed. [Scam victim’s son Greg CALKINS- comments on what happened to his mother.] [Better Business Bureau Alison SOUTHWICK- comments on complaints.] [FTC chairman Jon LEIBOWITZ- says they’re a nuisance and an invasion of privacy.]