FIRE DEPARTMENT VIOLATIONS

Landlord Fined for Failing to Test Sprinkler System

July 27, 2021    

The FDNY issued two violation notices to landlord for failing to install a test pipe/valve on a residential sprinkler system and failure to arrange a residential flow test for the sprinkler system. After a hearing,...

Landlord Fined $775 for Standpipe System Testing Violations

January 26, 2021    

The FDNY issued two violation notices to landlord for failing to repair/replace defective piping between the lower check valve and Fire Dept. connection, and for failing to inspect or test the building's...

Landlord Didn't Certify Flame-Resistant Drapes or Provide Emergency Lighting

January 26, 2021    

The FDNY issued violation notices to landlord for failing to provide a certificate of compliance for flame-resistant materials for draperies at the building, and failing to provide exit signs and emergency lighting...

Building's 7-A Administrator Is Responsible for FDNY Violations

December 21, 2020    

The Fire Department issued two violation notices to landlord, for failing to obtain a permit for oil storage and use in the basement boiler, and failure to provide a fire extinguisher in the boiler room as required...

Landlord Couldn't Produce Records Upon Sprinkler Inspection

August 24, 2020    

The Fire Department issued two violation notices to landlord, one for failure to produce records for the building's sprinkler system and the other for failure to produce a Certificate of Fitness for the system....

Landlord Corrected Fire Department Violations for Boiler Room

May 26, 2020    

The Fire Department issued five violation notices to landlord for several conditions, including failure to remove combustible waste, failure to maintain a required self-closing door at the boiler room, failure to...

Landlord Fined $1,500 for Missing FDNY Appointment to Test Sprinkler

December 20, 2019    

FDNY issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to conduct a required equipment test. FDNY's inspector stated that landlord hadn't conducted a hydrostatic pressure test on the building's sprinkler...

Landlord Fined $900 for Unsealed Walls in Boiler Room

November 20, 2019    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to provide and maintain fire-rated construction around boilers in the building. Despite landlord's claim that it had made repairs, the ALJ...

Landlord Fined Reduced Penalty Showing Correction of Violation

September 25, 2019    

The Fire Department issued violation notices to landlord for failing to maintain a self-closing door to a building's boiler room. Landlord also failed to produce records documenting annual service of the building...

Landlord Didn't Conduct Residential Sprinkler Flow Test

July 24, 2018    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to conduct a required test of the building's residential sprinkler system. At a hearing, landlord said that the test had been scheduled and...

Landlord Fined for Failing to Obtain Heating Fuel Oil Storage Permit

May 21, 2018    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for not having a required permit for storage/use of fuel oil for heating. Landlord argued that the Fire Department wouldn't issue the permit because...

Landlord Didn't Produce Certification of Curtain Flameproofing at Inspection

March 12, 2018    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to provide a certificate of compliance for flame-resistant materials. The inspector said that landlord had failed to provide a sworn statement to...