NBC Evening News for Friday, Aug 22, 1975
View other clips in this broadcast →
Material supplied by VTNA may be used for educational analysis or research only. Any editing, reproduction, publication, rebroadcast, public showing or public display may be prohibited by copyright laws. For any such use, please visit NBC NEWS Archives XPRESS.
(Studio) 6 firemen die in Philadelphia fire.
REPORTER: Tom Brokaw
(Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) August 17 Gulf Oil refinery shown. City and 5,000 firemen from all over United States mourn dead. Many angry about way men died. [President International Association Fire fighters West Howard McCLENNAN - says arson was fought with undermanned fire service.] Mass celebrated for 5 of 6 victims. Film shown. Several of men died trying to save others.
REPORTER: Fred Francis (KYW-TV)
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.