Friday, April 27, 2018

Many automatically closing doors fail inspection

From NBC:

Nearly four months after the Bronx inferno, the I-Team has discovered more than 22,000 other apartment doors that failed city inspections because they did not automatically close. The violations were issued by inspectors with the city’s Department of Housing Preservation and Development within the last three years.

About 13,000 of the door violations have been corrected or dismissed, according to city records. But almost 9,000 of the door violations are listed as current hazards that have yet to be fixed.

There are about 300 HPD inspectors citywide, so it is unclear how many malfunctioning fire doors may have evaded detection.


Anonymous said...

Close the doors on Mayor De Blah Blah!
Get that phony bum out of NYC!
The dope from Park Slope is a REBNY suck up!

Gino said...

Many of these metal doors in service across the city are over 70 years old, the spring hinges are shot or jammed with paint.
Somebody can make a $$$ killing if they came up with rebuilding kits, there are only 3 basic types. Replacing those metal doors an frames cemented into concert block is a nightmare.