Yesterday marked the 10th anniversary of the fourth most deadly nightclub fire in U.S. history. On February 20, 2003, one hundred people died when a fire erupted at the Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island. The fire was started by pyrotechnics that were part of a performance by the hard rock band Great White. This graphic video below shows the mayhem and devastation that took place that night.
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As a result of a pyrotechnic mishap, one hundred people were killed and many others injured at a Great White concert in 2003. This is the story of The Station nightclub inferno and its aftermath.