Prison volunteers help combat Brazil's Pantanal wildfires

SHOTLIST POCONÉ, MATO GROSSO, BRAZILSEPTEMBER 18, 2020SOURCE: AFPTV 1. Tracking shot plane flies over fire site as firefighter unload equipment from a pickup2. Wide shot firefighters and inmates get ready to fight fires3. Wide shot police officers watch over inmates4. Wide shot inmates sit on top of a tanker as firefighters use a hose to extinguish fire5. Wide shot inmates fill pumps with water from a pond as police officers watches over them6. Wide shot firefighters cool ground with a hose 7. Mid shot inmates chop fruit to feed animals8. Wide shot boxes of chopped fruit 9. SOUNDBITE 1 - Eliseu dos Santos, volunteer inmate (male, 54 years old, Portuguese, 24 sec): "When we got here, we saw that things are very bad, because there is a lack of water and food, and many animals are dying. So, what we saw has brought us great sadness, we were not aware of what was happening. I am happy to be here today to help and I am saddened at the same time to be aware of everything that is happening because today I am seeing it with my own eyes." "A gente, quando chegou aqui, viu que as coisas estão muito esgarces, porque falta de água, falta de alimentos, muitos bichos morrendo. Então, é uma tristeza enorme que a gente viu, como eu dize, a gente não tinha consciência do que estava se passando. Hoje eu me alegro de estar aqui ajudando e me entristeço ao mesmo tempo de estar sabendo de tudo o que está acontecendo porque hoje eu estou vendo com meus próprios olhos." 10. Cutaway: Tracking shot tortoises lie next to a pond close to fire site 11. Cutaway: Tracking shot firefighter rescues a tortoise 12. Aerial shot tractor plows a firebreak as fire burns nearby 13. SOUNDBITE 2 - Alexi Rondon, prison officer (male, Portuguese, 20 sec): "They are all already in the final stages of their sentences and have committed no serious misconduct during their prison terms. They are all wearing electronic anklets and it was the job of our secretariat to select them well so that society can have a different view of them." "São todos já em fase final de comprimento de pena, durante todo seu período não tiveram nenhum tipo de falta grave, todos estão usando tornozeleira eletrônica, então foi um trabalho da nossa secretaria, bem selecionados para que a sociedade tenha uma visão diferente deles." 14. Extreme wide shot firefighters and volunteers construct a firebreak15. Aerial shot smoke billows as firefighter walks on burnt land

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