FIRE DEPARTMENT VIOLATIONS

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...

Landlord Fined for Not Posting Fire Safety Notices

November 29, 2017    

The Fire Department issued two violation notices to landlord for failure to maintain at the building a record of annual servicing of portable fire extinguishers, and failure to post fire safety notices on each...

Certificate of Approval of Fuel Oil Burning and Storage Equipment Unavailable

September 26, 2017    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to provide documentation that DOB had approved landlord's fuel oil burning and/or fuel oil storage equipment. Landlord sought dismissal of the...

New Landlord Fined for Undocumented Sprinkler System

August 28, 2017    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to maintain or produce records for a sprinkler system and failing to obtain or produce a certificate of fitness from the person maintaining the...

Landlord Fined for Electrical Room and Sprinkler System Violations

June 26, 2017    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to remove storage from the building's electrical room and failing to repair or replace a defective water motor gong for the sprinkler system....

Landlord Didn't Conduct Timely Sprinkler System Test

January 25, 2017    

The Fire Department issued a violation notice to landlord for failing to arrange and conduct a five-year hydrostatic pressure test of the building’s sprinkler system. Landlord claimed that the test wasn’t...