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Portland Fire #38653

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 08, 1975
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(Studio) Arsonist sets blaze in Portland hotel.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Portland, OR) 8 killed and 25 hurt. Most victims were transients in skid row district. John A. Newvine, 62, charged with murder and arson. [Gas stn. attendant Steve ROBERTSON - tells about seeing old man buying gasoline from him and just going up street with it.] [Fire victim Orville KINDON - describes fire.]
REPORTER: Gary Bentley

Bentley, Gary;
Smith, Howard K.

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