Fact #1 – The building did not burn completely down.

Contrary to many accounts in the songs that memorialize the Rhythm Club Fire, the building was largely intact after the fire. According to the many of the fire department documented accounts, the fire was completely extinguished within 30 minutes of the start of the fire with the exception of some isolated debris and hot spots.

 

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List of Facts about the Rhythm Club Fire

Fact #2 – Who ran the club on the night of the fire?

 Fact #3 – What band was originally booked to play that night?

Fact #4 – How many people were there that night?

Fact #5 – Is there actual film footage of the fire?