CBS Evening News for Tuesday, Mar 11, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →
(Studio) New York Telephone Company hit by 5th and 6th fires in less than 2 weeks
REPORTER: Roger Mudd
(NYC) 1 fire knocks out service to executive offices in New York Stk. Exchange; other fire destroys payroll savings plan records of telephone employees. Neither compares to February 27 fire that knocked out service to over 100,000 customers. Company officials call for investigation. [President New York Telephone Company William ELLINGHAUS - says officials warned company there might be several smaller fires following major 1 in late February] Telephone company commercial shown; hopefully commercial reassures telephone customers that everything under control. [Locksmith Larry JACOB - says his business hurt by lack of telephone service.] Fire marshals working full time on investigation. [Acting fire commissioner Stephen MURPHY - says no firm conclusions have come out of investigation.]
REPORTER: Lee Thornton
Note to sponsor members: The Vanderbilt Television News Archive video player requires a modern operating system and browser to work properly. If you are experiencing playback problems, check the minimum requirements and adjust your setup accordingly. After adjustments, if you continue to experience problems, please contact us.
Welcome! Above is the abstract of the item that you're interested in viewing from the Vanderbilt Television News Archive's collection. You have three options if you'd like to view this item:
If you believe that you are associated with a sponsoring college or university and have received this message in error, please let us know.