NBC Evening News for Wednesday, May 04, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Rocket fuel plant near Las Vegas, NV, reported exploding. Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: Maria Shriver) Witnesses quoted with regard to Henderson, NV, explosion; scenes shown. [Voice of amateur photographer Dennis TODD - describes explosion.] No. injured noted unknown. [Voice of hospital spokesperson Marsha HAWKINS -comments on injured.] Officials noted concerned with regard to release of toxic fumes in air. [MAN - comments on toxins in air.] Plant noted owned by state Senator Jim Gibson and brother NASA (National Aeronautics and Space Administration) noted using plant's rocket fuel. Explosion's cause noted unknown.
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) [Voice of Las Vegas official Doug BRADFORD - gives dead and injured toll; says number missing not determined; describes explosions.]
(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Plant next to rocket fuel facility noted leveled also.