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Fireproof Tents Save Crew Surrounded by Flames

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Fireproof Tents Save Crew Surrounded by Flames

Fireproof Tents Save Crew Surrounded by Flames

Fireproof Tents Save Crew Surrounded by Flames

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Capt. Doug Dodge of the Orange County Fire Authority came very close to death this week fighting the Santiago wildfire in Southern California. Dodge and other members of his crew had to hunker down under fireproof tents when they became surrounded by flames on the side of a steep hillside.

Dodge talks with Andrea Seabrook.

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