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Taverns without sprinklers to be shut

8 Boston bars face deadline; law stems from Station fire

Some clubs, such as the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge in Hyde Park, said they are having trouble getting permits to finish installing sprinklers. Some clubs, such as the Fraternal Order of Eagles Lodge in Hyde Park, said they are having trouble getting permits to finish installing sprinklers. (David L. Ryan/Globe staff)
By Donovan Slack
Globe Staff / November 14, 2008

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Hundreds of bars in Massachusetts have installed fire sprinkler systems since a fast-moving fire roared through a Rhode Island nightclub and killed 100 people. But some Boston bars do not have sprinklers, and the city plans to shut those establishments down by closing time tonight, fire officials said. (Full article: 947 words)

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