The Station Fire

Number 20919
Subject Disasters
Source The Providence Journal (formerly Journal-Bulletin)
State RI
Year 2003
Publication Date Sept 21, Sept 28, Dec 6, Dec 21, 2003
Summary 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.
Pages 61
Keywords Fire;Fire Department;Construction;Nightclubs;West Warwick Fire Department;The Station Nightclub
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