Wednesday, April 18, 2007 | 12:00 a.m. CDT;
updated 1:28 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 21, 2008
It was a perfect storm of circumstances: oil left unattended in a wok, apartment residents who spoke little English and didn’t know to call 9-1-1, and a building that lacked fire stops.
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