public safety http://ripr.org en Wednesday, February 20, 2013 http://ripr.org/post/wednesday-february-20-2013 <p>This is the 10th anniversary of the Station Nightclub fire.&nbsp; Southwest RI looks to make repairs by the summer tourist season.&nbsp; These stories and more on the RIPR Morning News Podcast.<br><br>Plus Reporter Flo Jonic recalls her experiences covering the Station Nightclub fire.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br>Do you have insight or expertise on this topic? Please email us, we'd like to hear from you.&nbsp; <a href="mailto:news@ripr.org?subject=Comment%20on%20Podcast%2020%20Feb%202013">news@ripr.org</a></p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 15:46:39 +0000 Lydia Rogers 10644 at http://ripr.org Station Nightclub Fire Leads to Greater Safety http://ripr.org/post/station-nightclub-fire-leads-greater-safety <p>It was ten years ago Wednesday when the Station Nightclub went up in flames. One hundred people lost their lives and more than 200 were injured in the West Warwick tragedy.&nbsp; It led to sweeping changes in the state fire code.</p> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:58:48 +0000 Flo Jonic 10630 at http://ripr.org Station Nightclub Fire Leads to Greater Safety Langevin tries for nationwide fire safety http://ripr.org/post/langevin-tries-nationwide-fire-safety <p>Congressman Jim Langevin has re-introduced a bill aimed at increasing the number of businesses that are equipped with fire sprinklers.<br> Wed, 20 Feb 2013 12:50:08 +0000 Flo Jonic 10628 at http://ripr.org State officials to review school safety http://ripr.org/post/state-officials-review-school-safety <p>(PROVIDENCE, RI) The Rhode Island State Senate is holding a hearing Tuesday afternoon on School Safety in the state.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; In attendance will be state public safety and emergency preparedness officials along with Education Commissioner Deborah Gist.<br><br>This hearing follows the fatal shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown Connecticut last month.&nbsp; 26 students and staff were killed at the school.&nbsp; In addition the gunman killed his mother and himself.<br> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 12:21:05 +0000 Lydia Rogers 8975 at http://ripr.org