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Kentucky Nightclub Fire #493858

NBC Evening News for Tuesday, May 31, 1977
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(Studio) Investigations continue into Beverly Hills Supper Club fire, in Southgate, Kentucky, on Saturday
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(No location given) People are saying club was overcrowded. [Busboy Walter BAILEY - knows it was overcrowded; cites conditions.] Randall Ross and Julie Weingart were injured; both say club was crowded. [ROSS - says it was case of making money over people's safety and any fire chief checking building would have shut it down.] Other details with regard to cleanup and investigation noted. Burials of victims begins.

(Cincinnati, Ohio) Funerals held at Saint Margaret Mary Church in North College Hills, Cincinnati suburb, for 5 members of 1 family: Mrs. Otelia Vollman, her daughters and sons-in-law Ruth and Walter Backus and Helen and Norbert Costelli. Film shown. Fate of other family members reported.
REPORTER: Richard Hunt

Chancellor, John;
Hunt, Richard;
Kur, Bob

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