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    New York State Law Requires Upgrades to Home Smoke Detectors

    By Michael Barasch

    Residential property owners looking to sell their homes and landlords must make sure that their smoke detection systems comply with a new state law that takes effect April 1, 2019. Smoke alarms now must run either on 10-year sealed batteries or be hardwired to the home. This measure was actually passed in 2015, but New […]

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    FDNY Responds to Deadly Lower Manhattan Crane Collapse

    By Michael Barasch

    One person was killed and two seriously injured when a crane collapsed onto Worth Street in Tribeca around 8:25 on the morning of Thursday, February 4, 2016. FDNY responded to the scene where, according to the Johnson City Press, the huge boom of the crane had scraped buildings on the way down, littering the street […]

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