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Residents of 2400 Webb Avenue were ordered to vacate after the building's management company removed fire escapes as part of renovations. (credit: CBS 2)

Answers Still Few As Goldfarb Properties Avoids Discussing Bronx Fire Escapes Fiasco

The 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.

06/06/2012

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Investigation: 2400 Webb Avenue Engineer, Owners Involved In Past Shady Dealings

The 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.

06/06/2012

Residents of 2400 Webb Avenue will be ordered out temporarily after building management removed fire escapes as part of renovations. (credit: CBS 2)

Investigation: Inside The Bronx Fire Escapes Debacle

It’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.

06/05/2012