10 Years Later: The Station Nightclub Fire
Ten years ago today, a fire erupted at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, R.I. Hundreds of people had packed into the club to see the heavy metal band Great White. The band’s tour manager set off pyrotechnics on stage, and soon the entire club was in flames.
One-hundred people died in the fire. More than 200 others were hospitalized, some with disfiguring burns. We take a look back at two aspects of the deadly event, including whether or not the American legal system is an adequate place to seek restitution for the absolute, terrible loss of loved ones.
John Barylick, attorney with the Providence-based firm Wistow, Barylick, Sheehan & Loveley and author of the book “Killer Show: The Station Nightclub Fire, America’s Deadliest Rock Concert”
Rhode Island Public Radio: “Station Nightclub Fire: 10 Years of Remembrances”
Other stories from this show:
WBUR's Sacha Pfeiffer is co-hosting Radio Boston while Meghna Chakrabarti is on maternity leave.
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