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Las Vegas / Hotel Fire #515036

NBC Evening News for Thursday, Feb 12, 1981
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(Studio) Fire at Hilton hotel in Las Vegas said work of arsonist; Philip Cline reported arrested as suspect.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Las Vegas, NV) Cline's appearance today before Judge Earle White and his background in Las Vegas outlined. [WHITE and CLINE - discuss chgs.] Cline's account of fire detailed. [Clark Cnty. fire department Captain Mike PATTERSON - notes emotional disturbances associated with arson.] Suspect's background and response of his father to situation reported.
REPORTER: David Burrington

(Studio) Frequency of arson in United States noted.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

Burrington, David;
Chancellor, John

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