Some Bronx Tenants Evacuated After Fire Escape Fiasco Allowed To Return HomeMore than 70 families were forced to evacuate the building earlier this month after a contractor, who filed improper permits for renovations at the building, removed the fire escapes illegally.
Tenants Of Bronx Building Evacuated After Fire Escape Fiasco Demand Answers Hundreds of people also demanded answers at a meeting Tuesday night after a week of living in hotels or staying with family. However, the property owner, Goldfarb Properties, was not present.
Answers Still Few As Goldfarb Properties Avoids Discussing Bronx Fire Escapes FiascoThe owners of an evacuated Bronx apartment building hunkered down Wednesday as residents and reporters demanded answers as to why they would remove fire escapes and render the entire structure unsafe.
Investigation: 2400 Webb Avenue Engineer, Owners Involved In Past Shady DealingsThe hunt was on Wednesday for the licensed engineer, Roland Draper, who filed improper permits for renovations at 2400 Webb Ave., in the Bronx, and as a result the fire escapes were removed illegally.
Developing: University Heights Fire Escapes Fiasco Caused By Paperwork Foul-UpEvery apartment door was closed off and sealed with, of all things, orange towing signs. In the end, having no fire escapes throughout the building forced more than 200 residents to move.
Investigation: Inside The Bronx Fire Escapes DebacleIt’s the Bronx tale with a terrifying twist. It would seem that maintaining a working a fire escape is building owner 101, but the owners of the Bronx apartment house in question refused to say why they took their fire escapes down in the first place.
Residents Of Bronx Apartment Ordered Out After Management Removes Fire Escapes Longtime residents of a seven-story apartment building in the Bronx found out they'll have to vacate from a sign on the door.