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.
It sounds like there are some similarities between a deadly nightclub fire in Brazil over the weekend and our own Station Nightclub fire.
The cause of a Brazil nightclub fire that killed more than 200 people Sunday remains under investigation but authorities told local reporters that fireworks – perhaps shot off by the band – set it off by igniting the roof.