Thomas Von Essen

An extra-alarm fire broke out in the high-rise at 500 W. 43rd St. Sunday. (Credit: Jim Smith/WCBS 880)

City Councilman Proposes New Safety Idea In Wake Of Deadly High-Rise Fire

City Councilman Corey Johnson said the measure would require buildings taller than six stories to have emergency public-address systems so first responders and building managers can communicate better with residents.

01/13/2014