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Ventura County Filmmaker Makes Documentary About Struggles Of Detroit Firefighters Dealing With Massive Arson Problem

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2013 12:50am

A Ventura County filmmaker spent a year documenting some of the most dangerous work being done by firefighters in America.

Tom Putnam is one of the directors of “BURN”, a documentary which looks at Detroit firefighters in action.

With tens of thousands of abandoned buildings in the decaying city, the fire department deals with more arson fires in a week than most big city fire department handle in a year.

KCLU’s Lance Orozco talks with the filmmaker about the project, which is being screened in Ventura County tonight.

Click on link to listen to/download story: BURN

Link to “BURN” (The Movie) Website: http://www.detroitfirefilm.org/

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