CBS Evening News for
Thursday, May 05, 1988


Headline: Norco, Louisiana / Oil Refinery Explosion

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(Studio: Dan Rather) Officials quoted with regard to damage of Shell Oil refinery's fire in Norco, LA. Report introduced.

(Norco, LA: Bruce Hall) Scenes shown of fire; details given. [MAN - comments on fire.] People shown evacuating area. [PEOPLE - comment on explosion.] Scenes shown of damage caused by explosion. Officials quoted with regard to correlation between number of deaths and time of explosion. [Shell Oil company spokesperson Fred FOSTER - says company will investigate matter.] Fire noted burning itself out.

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Program Time:05:37:30 pm - 05:39:20 pm. Duration: 01:50
Reporters:Hall, Bruce; Rather, Dan
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Broadcast Type:Evening News Segment Type: News Content
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Record Number:321532