In remembrance of the Athletic Club Fire

Overview: Two Indianapolis firefighters and an elderly male guest died in an early morning fire in the Indianapolis Athletic Club. This fire received widespread media coverage since it occurred while the building housed the jury hearing testimony in heavyweight boxer Michael G. Tyson’s rape trial. The true significance of this incident is not the involvement of the Tyson jury–their presence was merely coincidental–but why it turned so tragic.

The Athletic Club Fire from Bryan Boyd on Vimeo.

Another video:

http://digitallibrary.imcpl.org/cdm/singleitem/collection/ffm/id/4868/rec/13

Must read Article:

http://www.indianapolismonthly.com/features/story.aspx?ID=1647880

Cool facebook posts with pictures:

http://www.facebook.com/IndianapolisFirefightersMuseum

USFA Report:

http://www.usfa.fema.gov/downloads/pdf/publications/tr-063.pdf

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