This news blog is an educational exercise involving students at the University of Minnesota. It is not intended to be a source of news.

WIthout any warning, a Brazil nightclub fire killed hundreds

| No Comments

A nightclub fire killed more than 230 people in Santa Maria, Brazil early Sunday,Associated Press reported appeared in Pioneer Press.

The fire was caused by the burning of Kiss nightclub pyrotechnic show ignited insulation material, reported by CNN. When the foam started melting, the club reached double of its capacity and had only one exit.

The nightclub failed to provide working fire alarm and proper fire escape, Associated Press reported.

Brazilian police officers arrested three suspects and is currently investigating on the forth person who might be responsible for the fire.

Kiss nightclub looked "like a war zone" after the fire burned out, said state lawmaker Valderci Oliveira.

The club owner and co-owners are currently under investigation and funerals for the victims were held on Monday, according to CNN.

Leave a comment

About this Entry

This page contains a single entry by linxx877 published on January 28, 2013 9:44 PM.

Ban of gay Boy Scouts members may be removed is the next entry in this blog.

Find recent content on the main index or look in the archives to find all content.

Pages

Powered by Movable Type 4.31-en