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. It led to sweeping changes in the state fire code.
(PROVIDENCE, RI) The Rhode Island State Senate is holding a hearing Tuesday afternoon on School Safety in the state. In attendance will be state public safety and emergency preparedness officials along with Education Commissioner Deborah Gist.
This hearing follows the fatal shooting at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Newtown Connecticut last month. 26 students and staff were killed at the school. In addition the gunman killed his mother and himself.