Lessons from the Dublin 1981 fire catastrophe

  • S. T. McCollum


In February 1981 a fire occurred in a Dublin ballroom known as the’ stardust’. It caused the death of 48 young people, with serious injury to 128 and minor injury to 86 others. The total attendance was more than 800. The area of the dance hall was 1853 m2.


Fire Department Hydrogen Chloride Hydrogen Cyanide Planning Department Fire Prevention 
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© Kluwer Academic Publishers 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • S. T. McCollum
    • 1
  1. 1.International Federation of Surgical CollegesUSA

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