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Nightclub fire in Brazil

by Bill Osler / December 31, 2004 8:03 PM PST

Another rock concert fire. This time the fireworks may have been started by the fans. The worst problem, though was the locked exit. It's too bad people don't learn from others' mistakes.

Fire at Concert

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Bill
by MarkFlax Forum moderator / December 31, 2004 8:47 PM PST

It's Argentina.

But a terrible tragedy nevertheless.

I agree, how many more times are club owners around the world going to lock emergency exits, and kill innocent people?

Mark

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Mea culpa ...
by Bill Osler / December 31, 2004 9:31 PM PST
In reply to: Bill

I wrote read the article too fast & wrote the post without checking my facts.

Ooops

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its a shame
by Mark5019 / December 31, 2004 11:00 PM PST

i heard on the radio the arested the owner.

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arested the owner.
by drpruner / January 1, 2005 3:14 PM PST
In reply to: its a shame

Glad to hear it. Doesn't bring back the dead or heal the burn scars of the survivors, though.

Happens in the "safe" USA, too. Same pattern: Greed, fun-seekers, stupidity at the most basic level, tragedy, starts over with people who don't read about the pattern or who know but don't care!

Nothing wrong with having a little fun, but how to avoid the traps?

Regards, Doug in New Mexico

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by Mark5019 / January 1, 2005 8:08 PM PST
In reply to: arested the owner.

i agree guess people should look at the fire exits when they get in but how many would

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