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Popular Hollywood Club Accused of Multiple Safety Violations

HOLLYWOOD — A local night club is facing criminal charges related to a host of alleged safety violations.

Prosecutors filed charges Friday against the owners of Hollywood’s Supper Club including Demetri Samaha, 56, his mother, Rose Samaha, 84, and Caroline Braidi, 53.

The charges include, 17 criminal counts, including one count of conspiracy, two counts of allowing an excessive occupancy load, one count of illegal discharge of fireworks, failure to secure a building permit, and multiple fire, safety, and zoning code violations.

The action comes just days after a fire at the Kiss nightclub in Brazil killed 236 people.

Rick Chambers has more on the local allegations.

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