Bronx lawmakers and community members gathered at the scene of the Happy Land social club fire to honor those who lost their lives 24 years ago.

The massive fire, sparked by a disgruntled ex-boyfriend of a club employee, claimed the lives of 87 people in 1990. The arsonist cut off the only way out of the club by pouring gasoline on the stairs. The fire exits had been blocked to keep people...

Content Preview This content is exclusive for Optimum, Time Warner®, Comcast®, customers with access to News 12.

Already registered or an Optimum customer?
Log in
Time Warner®, Comcast® or Service ElectricSM customer?
Create an account
Not a customer?