Landlord Fined for Boiler Room Violations of Fire Safety Rules

LVT Number: #26615

The Fire Department issued violation notices to landlord for failing to label a boiler emergency switch to read, “Remove Control For Oil Burner”; failure to maintain the boiler room free of combustible materials such as clothes, paper, construction materials and debris; and failure to provide a fire-rated self-closing door for the basement boiler room. Landlord claimed that the only item in the boiler room was a metal bed frame, which he removed immediately after getting the violation. He also posted the missing sign.

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Bastien: ECB App. No. 1500870 (10/29/15) [3-pg. doc.]