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The Station nightclub fire

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The Station nightclub fire occurred on Thursday, February 20, 2003, in West Warwick, Rhode Island, killing 100 people and injuring 230. [1]

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Acoustic foam

Acoustic foam is an open celled foam used for acoustic treatment.

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Anheuser-Busch

Anheuser-Busch Companies, LLC is an American brewing company headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Associated Press

The Associated Press (AP) is a U.S.-based not-for-profit news agency headquartered in New York City.

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Bangkok

Bangkok is the capital and most populous city of the Kingdom of Thailand.

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Beacon Communications (publisher)

Beacon Communications is a privately owned newspaper publisher serving the suburban Rhode Island cities of Cranston, Johnston and Warwick.

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Belo Horizonte

Belo Horizonte ("Beautiful Horizon") is the sixth-largest city in Brazil, the thirteenth-largest in South America and the eighteenth-largest in the Americas.

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Beverly Hills Supper Club fire

The Beverly Hills Supper Club fire in Southgate, Kentucky, is the third deadliest nightclub fire in U.S. history.

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Boston

Boston is the capital city and most populous municipality of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Bouncer (doorman)

A bouncer (also known as a doorman, door supervisor or cooler) is a type of security guard, employed at venues such as bars, nightclubs, stripclubs, casinos, restaurants or concerts.

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Bucharest

Bucharest (București) is the capital and largest city of Romania, as well as its cultural, industrial, and financial centre.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires is the capital and most populous city of Argentina.

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Burn

A burn is a type of injury to skin, or other tissues, caused by heat, cold, electricity, chemicals, friction, or radiation.

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Canecão Mineiro nightclub fire

The Canecão Mineiro nightclub fire occurred on 24 November 2001 in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil, killing 7 people and injuring 197 others.

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Carbon monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and tasteless gas that is slightly less dense than air.

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Chicago

Chicago, officially the City of Chicago, is the third most populous city in the United States, after New York City and Los Angeles.

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CNN

Cable News Network (CNN) is an American basic cable and satellite television news channel and an independent subsidiary of AT&T's WarnerMedia.

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Cocoanut Grove fire

The Cocoanut Grove Fire was a nightclub fire in the United States.

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Colectiv nightclub fire

The Colectiv nightclub fire was a deadly fire in Bucharest, Romania, on 30 October 2015, which killed 64 people (26 on site, 38 in hospitals) and injured 147.

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Conflict of interest

A conflict of interest (COI) is a situation in which a person or organization is involved in multiple interests, financial or otherwise, and serving one interest could involve working against another.

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Connecticut

Connecticut is the southernmost state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Criminal negligence

In criminal law, criminal negligence is a surrogate mens rea (Latin for "guilty mind") required to constitute a conventional as opposed to strict liability offense.

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Dave Kane

Dave Kane, born, is an American radio talk show host, comedian, performance artist, and author.

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Donald Carcieri

Donald L. "Don" Carcieri (born December 16, 1942) is an American politician and corporate executive who served as the 73rd Governor of Rhode Island from January 2003 to January 2011.

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Fire Dynamics Simulator

Fire Dynamics Simulator (FDS) is a computational fluid dynamics (CFD) model of fire-driven fluid flow.

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Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act

The Fire Sprinkler Incentive Act (FSIA) is the name of a piece of legislation that has been introduced in both the House and the Senate since 2003.

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Fire sprinkler system

A fire sprinkler system is an active fire protection method, consisting of a water supply system, providing adequate pressure and flowrate to a water distribution piping system, onto which fire sprinklers are connected.

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Fireworks

Fireworks are a class of low explosive pyrotechnic devices used for aesthetic and entertainment purposes.

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Flashover

A flashover is the near-simultaneous ignition of most of the directly exposed combustible material in an enclosed area.

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Gerb (pyrotechnic)

A gerb is a type of firework which produces a jet of sparks, usually lasting between 15 and 60 seconds.

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Great White

Great White is an American hard rock band, formed in Los Angeles in 1977.

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Happy Land fire

The Happy Land fire was an act of arson that killed 87 people trapped in the unlicensed Happy Land social club at 1959 Southern Boulevard in the West Farms section of the Bronx in New York City on March 25, 1990.

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Hartford Courant

The Hartford Courant is the largest daily newspaper in the U.S. state of Connecticut, and is often recognized as the oldest continuously published newspaper in the United States.

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Harvest festival

A harvest festival is an annual celebration that occurs around the time of the main harvest of a given region.

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Hydrogen cyanide

Hydrogen cyanide (HCN), sometimes called prussic acid, is a chemical compound with the chemical formula HCN.

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IHeartMedia

iHeartMedia, Inc., formerly CC Media Holdings, Inc., is an American mass media corporation headquartered in San Antonio, Texas.

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Iroquois Theatre fire

The Iroquois Theatre fire happened on December 30, 1903, in Chicago, Illinois.

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Jack Russell (musician)

Jack Russell (born December 5, 1960), is an American rock vocalist.

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JBL

JBL is an American company that manufactures loudspeaker and associated electronics.

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Kiss nightclub fire

The Kiss nightclub fire started between 2:00 and 2:30 (BRST) on 27 January 2013 in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, killing 242 people and injuring at least 630 others.

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Lame Horse fire

The Lame Horse fire occurred on December 5, 2009, around 1 a.m. local time in the nightclub Khromaya Loshad («Хромая лошадь», "Lame Horse") at 9 Kuybyshev Street, Perm, Russia.

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Larry King Live

Larry King Live is an American talk show that was hosted by Larry King on CNN from 1985 to 2010.

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Lawyer

A lawyer or attorney is a person who practices law, as an advocate, attorney, attorney at law, barrister, barrister-at-law, bar-at-law, counsel, counselor, counsellor, counselor at law, or solicitor, but not as a paralegal or charter executive secretary.

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Life Safety Code

The publication Life Safety Code, known as NFPA 101, is a consensus standard widely adopted in the United States.

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List of Governors of Rhode Island

; Parties Chafee served in prior offices as a Republican, but ran for Governor as an independent.

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List of nightclub fires

This is a list of notable nightclub fires at indoor and outdoor venues.

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Mainstream Rock (chart)

Mainstream Rock is a music chart in Billboard magazine which ranks the most-played songs on mainstream rock radio stations, a category that combines the formats of active rock and heritage rock.

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Manslaughter

Manslaughter is a common law legal term for homicide considered by law as less culpable than murder.

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Mark Kendall (guitarist)

Mark Kendall (born April 29, 1957) is a lead guitarist born in Loma Linda, California.

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Mechanic Falls, Maine

Mechanic Falls is a town in Androscoggin County, Maine, United States.

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Misdemeanor

A misdemeanor (American English, spelled misdemeanour in British English) is any "lesser" criminal act in some common law legal systems.

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Mitigating factor

In United States criminal law, a mitigating factor is any information or evidence presented to the court regarding the defendant or the circumstances of the crime that might result in reduced charges or a lesser sentence.

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Mockup

In manufacturing and design, a mockup, or mock-up, is a scale or full-size model of a design or device, used for teaching, demonstration, design evaluation, promotion, and other purposes.

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Moratorium (law)

A moratorium is a delay or suspension of an activity or a law.

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Natchez, Mississippi

Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States.

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National Fire Protection Association

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is a United States trade association, albeit with some international members, that creates and maintains private, copyrighted standards and codes for usage and adoption by local governments.

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National Institute of Standards and Technology

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is one of the oldest physical science laboratories in the United States.

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New England

New England is a geographical region comprising six states of the northeastern United States: Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut.

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New York City

The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.

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Nicholas O'Neill (writer)

Nicholas O'Neill (January 28, 1985 - February 20, 2003) was the youngest of the 100 victims of The Station nightclub fire, which occurred in West Warwick, Rhode Island.

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Nightclub

A nightclub, music club or club, is an entertainment venue and bar that usually operates late into the night.

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Nolo contendere

Nolo contendere is a legal term that comes from the Latin phrase for "I do not wish to contend" and it is also referred to as a plea of no contest.

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Occupancy

Within the context of building construction and building codes, "occupancy" refers to the use, or intended use, of a building, or portion of a building, for the shelter or support of persons, animals or property.

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Patrick Lynch (Rhode Island attorney general)

Patrick C. Lynch (born February 4, 1965, Providence, Rhode Island) is an American lawyer who served as Rhode Island's Attorney General.

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Perm

Perm (p;Gramota.ru.) is a city and the administrative center of Perm Krai, Russia, located on the banks of the Kama River in the European part of Russia near the Ural Mountains.

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Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, also known simply as the "PG", is the largest daily newspaper serving metropolitan Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Pokémon Go

Pokémon Go is an augmented reality (AR) game developed by Niantic for iOS and Android devices, initially released in select countries in July 2016.

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Posttraumatic stress disorder

Posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)Acceptable variants of this term exist; see the Terminology section in this article.

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Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.

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Pyrotechnics

Pyrotechnics is the science of using materials capable of undergoing self-contained and self-sustained exothermic chemical reactions for the production of heat, light, gas, smoke and/or sound.

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República Cromañón nightclub fire

The República Cromañón nightclub fire occurred in Buenos Aires, Argentina on 30 December 2004, killing 194 people and leaving at least 1,492 injured.

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Rhythm Club fire

The Rhythm Club fire (or The Natchez Dance Hall Holocaust) was a fire in a dance hall in Natchez, Mississippi, on the night of April 23, 1940, which killed 209 people and severely injured many others.

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Roll Call

Roll Call is a newspaper and website published in Washington, D.C., United States, when the United States Congress is in session.

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Romania

Romania (România) is a sovereign state located at the crossroads of Central, Eastern, and Southeastern Europe.

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Santika Club fire

The Santika Club fire occurred on Thursday 1 January 2009, in the Santika Club nightclub in Watthana, Bangkok, Thailand, where New Year celebrations were taking place.

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Sealed Air

Sealed Air Corporation is a packaging company known for its brands: Cryovac food packaging and Bubble Wrap cushioning packaging.

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Settlement (litigation)

In law, a settlement is a resolution between disputing parties about a legal case, reached either before or after court action begins.

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Shenzhen

Shenzhen is a major city in Guangdong Province, China.

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Smoke inhalation

Smoke inhalation is the primary cause of death for victims of fires.

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Soundproofing

Soundproofing is any means of reducing the sound pressure with respect to a specified sound source and receptor.

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Southgate, Kentucky

Southgate is a home rule-class city in Campbell County, Kentucky, United States.

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Stage (theatre)

In theatre and performing arts, the stage (sometimes referred to as the deck in stagecraft) is a designated space for the performance of productions.

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Stampede

A stampede is uncontrolled concerted running as an act of mass impulse among herd animals or a crowd of people in which the group collectively begins running, often in an attempt to escape a perceived threat.

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Station Fire Memorial Park

Station Fire Memorial Park is a park located in the state of Rhode Island.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe (sometimes abbreviated as The Globe) is an American daily newspaper founded and based in Boston, Massachusetts, since its creation by Charles H. Taylor in 1872.

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The Bronx

The Bronx is the northernmost of the five boroughs of New York City, in the U.S. state of New York.

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The Home Depot

The Home Depot Inc. or Home Depot is an American home improvement supplies retailing company that sells tools, construction products, and services.

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The New York Times

The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.

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The Providence Journal

The Providence Journal, nicknamed the ProJo, is a daily newspaper serving the metropolitan area of Providence, Rhode Island, and is the largest newspaper in Rhode Island.

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The Smoking Gun

The Smoking Gun is a website that posts legal documents, arrest records, and police mugshots on a daily basis.

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The Washington Post

The Washington Post is a major American daily newspaper founded on December 6, 1877.

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Thermal trauma

Thermal trauma is any burn-related injury that can potentially lead to serious outcomes.

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Tour manager

A tour manager (or concert tour manager) is the person who helps to organize the administration for a schedule of appearances of a musical group (band) or artist at a sequence of venues (a concert tour).

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Ty Longley

Ty Longley (September 4, 1971 – February 20, 2003) was an American guitarist and vocalist.

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USA Today

USA Today is an internationally distributed American daily, middle-market newspaper that serves as the flagship publication of its owner, the Gannett Company.

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Videotape

Videotape is magnetic tape used for storing video and usually sound in addition.

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Watthana District

Watthana or Vadhana (วัฒนา) is one of the 50 districts (khet) of Bangkok, Thailand.

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West Warwick, Rhode Island

West Warwick is a town in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States.

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WHJY

WHJY (94.1 MHz) is a commercial mainstream rock iHeartRadio station in Providence, Rhode Island.

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WJAR

WJAR (more commonly known as NBC 10) is the NBC-affiliated television station for the state of Rhode Island and Bristol County, Massachusetts licensed to Providence.

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Workers' compensation

Workers' compensation is a form of insurance providing wage replacement and medical benefits to employees injured in the course of employment in exchange for mandatory relinquishment of the employee's right to sue their employer for the tort of negligence.

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WPRI-TV

WPRI-TV, VHF digital channel 13 (virtual channel 12), is a CBS-affiliated television station licensed to Providence, Rhode Island, United States.

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Wuwang Club fire

The Wuwang Club fire was a fire incident that occurred in Shenzhen, Guangdong, People's Republic of China on 21 September 2008 which killed 43 people and injured 88.

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YouTube

YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.

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2003 E2 nightclub stampede

The E2 nightclub stampede occurred on February 17, 2003, at the E2 nightclub located above the Epitome Chicago restaurant at 2347 South Michigan Avenue in Chicago, Illinois, in which 21 people died and more than 50 were injured when panic ensued from the use of pepper spray by security guards to break up a fight.

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2016 Oakland warehouse fire

On December 2, 2016, at approximately 11:20 p.m. PST, a fire broke out in a warehouse, known as Ghost Ship, that had been converted into an artist collective, including dwelling units, in the Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland, California.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Station_nightclub_fire

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