Brazilian Nightclub Fire Kills 231 People

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Residents of Santa Maria march along the Rio Branco avenue demanding... News PhotoAvenue,Brazil,Death,Demanding,Emergencies and Disasters,Fire - Natural Phenomenon,Horizontal,Kissing,Nightclub,People,Respect,Rio Grande do Sul State,Santa Maria - Rio Grande do Sul,Southern Brazil,VictimPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPResidents of Santa Maria march along the Rio Branco avenue demanding justice and in homage to the victims of the Kiss nightclub fire, on January 28, 2013, in Santa Maria, southern Brazil, where a blaze on the eve killed more than 230 people. Brazilian police arrested four suspects --two of the Kiss club's owners, along with a pair of musicians who starred in the ill-fated pyrotechnic show, in the wake of the nightclub fire that forced sports officials to defend preparations for the World Cup and Olympics. AFP PHOTO / JEFFERSON BERNARDES (Photo credit should read JEFFERSON BERNARDES/AFP/Getty Images)