NBC Evening News for Monday, May 08, 1972
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(Studio) In Kellogg, ID, fire in Sunshine Silver Mine flares up again, hampering rescue work, diminishing hope for 58 men trapped inside mine since last Tuesday
REPORTER: Garrick Utley
(Kellogg, ID) television camera lowered down air shaft shows shaft clear. Torpedo device to lower 2 men to 4800-foot level to look for survivors, delayed. Line carrying compressed air to trapped miners ruptures. Power line snaps. Smoke and fire increases. [Mine official, Marvin CHASE - explains rescue efforts.]
REPORTER: Don Oliver
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