The Associated Press
Investigators are determining the causes of a nightclub fire that killed at least 234 people in southern Brazil early Sunday, with criminal charges and other consequences likely. Here's a look at the legal and political fallout from some of the biggest nightclub fires of the past two decades:
-- A 2009 fire at the Lame Horse nightclub in Perm, Russia, killed 156 people when an indoor fireworks display ignited a plastic ceiling decorated with branches. Four people, among them the club's co-owner and manager, were arrested on charges that included violation of fire safety standards and negligence. The co-owner received a 6
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