NBC Evening News for Thursday, May 05, 1988
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(Studio: Tom Brokaw) Report introduced.
(Los Angeles, California: George Lewis) Fire at Interstate Bank Tower in Los Angeles featured; details given, scenes shown. City officials quoted re: extent of damage. [Bank spokesperson John POPOVITCH - comments on situation.] Fire noted worst in Los Angeles' history; scenes shown of blaze. [Maintenance worker Radmila RADICH - describes ordeal.] Some workers noted rescued from rooftop. Body of building engineer reported found inside elevator. Fire officials quoted with regard to building's lack of sprinkler system. [Los Angeles fire department Commander Don. ANTHONY - describes lack of sprinklers.] Cause of fire and amount of damage unknown.
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