ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Dec 20, 1983
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(Studio) Firefighter Red Adair said called in to aid in fighting natural gas fire in Elk Hills Naval Reserve, California. Report on fire involving tires and pollution it causes.
REPORTER: Peter Jennings (KBAK tape)
(Winchester, Virginia) Details given with regard to fire that began on Halloween night in pile of tires near Winchester, Virginia. Air pollution from smoke and water pollution from oil in burning tires described; Environmental Protection Agency reports noted. Concerns with regard to Potomac River stated. [EPA spokesperson Dr. Joe LAFORNARA - comments.] Oil said diverted and collected to be converted into fuel oil.
REPORTER: Bettina Gregory
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