Top 10 most fatal nightclub fires

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Normally, a nightclub is all about having a great time together. Dancing, drinking and enjoying the night. Sometimes though, things just don’t go that way. Last night, for example, a great night in the southern city of Brazil Santa Maria turned into an inferno.


At the moment, the death toll isn’t clear yet, but it’s definitely entering the top 10 most fatal night club fires. Like in many comparable tragedies fire works were involved in the Brazilian nightclub, killing and injuring many young people. Here’s a top 10 most fatal nightclub fires.

Top 10 most fatal nightclub fires

  1. Santika Club, January 1 2009, Bangkok, Thailand – 66 killed
  2. Happy Land, March 25 1990, New York, United States – 87 killed (by arson)
  3. Club Cinq-Sept, November 1 1970, St. Laurent-du-Pont, France – 146 killed
  4. Lame Horse, December 5 2009, Perm, Russia – 156 killed
  5. Ozone Disco Club, March 17 1996, Quezon City, Philippines – 162 killed
  6. Beverly Hills Supper Club, May 28 1977, Southgate, Kentucky, United States – 165 killed
  7. República Cromañón, December 30 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina – 194 killed
  8. Rhytm Club, April 23 1940, Natchez, Mississippi, United States – 207 killed
  9. Nightclub Kiss, January 27 2013, Santa Maria, Brazil – 232 killed
  10. Cocoanut Grove, November 28 1942, Boston, United States – 492 killed

compiled from many sources (Wikipedia)

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