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Resource ID: #20919
Subject: Disasters
Source: The Providence Journal (formerly Journal-Bulletin)
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Date: Sept 21, Sept 28, Dec 6, Dec 21, 2003

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A fire in a nightclub killed 100 people in Rhode Island. This set of stories investigates how so many people were killed that night. The reporters revealed that there were over 400 people packed into a place with a capacity of about 250. The story also looks at the harrowing experience of the people trying to get out of the place and how structural changes could have avoided the fire in the first place.

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