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Kentucky Nightclub Fire #48820

ABC Evening News for Monday, May 30, 1977
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(Studio) Reports with regard to Kentucky nightclub fire to be shown.

(No location given) Cleanup and search efforts continue, though most victims thought to be found.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Southgate, Kentucky) Report on building and alarm and safety devices that could have prevented such huge tragedy. Cincinnati Convention Center noted as example of safe gathering place. Cincinnati fire chief Bert Lugannani says he wouldn't have allowed nightclub to be built in his town. [LUGANNANI - says national code needed.] Nightclub's design hindered escape efforts. [MAN - says club had lots of doors, but not all went outside.]
REPORTER: Greg Dobbs

(No location given) Some Kentucky and Ohio towns bear more grief than others due to losses in fire.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

(Trenton, Ohio) Red Cross workers announce early in morning that no more bodies have been found. [Norman WEISER - cites locations searched for victims.] Trenton Twp., Ohio, lost more than 10 people in fire; its Edgwood school district is small and Wayne Elementary School lost 3 teachers. [Teacher, Mrs. Barbara TRUSTER - says it's sad time; talks of explaining to children.]
REPORTER: Bill Stewart

(No location given) Comment on tragedy.
REPORTER: Frank Reynolds

Dobbs, Greg;
Reynolds, Frank;
Stewart, Bill

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