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West Warwick, Rhode Island / Nightclub Fire #722301

ABC Evening News for Saturday, Feb 22, 2003
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(Studio: Dean Reynolds) Report introduced.

(West Warwick, Rhode Island: Bill Blakemore) The criminal investigation into the fire at The Station nightclub in West Warwick, Rhode Island, featured; details given of the battle between club owners & the band Great White over blame for the blaze; scenes shown of the band on stage. [Voice of Great White attorney Ed McPHERSON†, club co-owner Jeffrey DERDERIAN†- offer differing opinions on whether the club knew about the use of pyrotechnics.] [State attorney general Patrick LYNCH†, Governor Don CARCIERI†- comment.] [Band promoter Timothy BRYANT†- says the band used pyro at all shows.] [Victim's brother Kevin CROTTO‡- wonders where his brother is.]

Reynolds, Dean;
Blakemore, Bill

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