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Fires / New Orleans, Atlanta, Rome #461708

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Nov 30, 1972
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(Studio) In New Orleans, Louisiana, 4 killed in high rise building fire yesterday. Today in Atlanta 9 died and 30 injured in fire in high rise home for elderly.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Atlanta, Georgia) Fire broke out on 7th floor Baptist Towers. [Resident - describes her rescue.] Cause of fire unknown.
REPORTER: Kenley Jones

(Studio) Atlanta and New Orleans bldgs. had no sprinkler systems. Systems not required by law. Chairperson President Commission on Fire Prevention says if states won't require sprinkler systems, federal government should. In Rome, Italy, explosion causes fire. 15 dead, 100 injured.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Rome, Italy) Police suspect existence of illegal fireworks factory in building which might have caused explosions.
REPORTER: Bernard Kaplan

Chancellor, John;
Jones, Kenley;
Kaplan, Bernard

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