Webb Ave. building evacuated due to lack of fire escapes

Approximately 200 people have been displaced from their apartment building on order from the Department of Buildings (DOB) and FDNY because the building doesn't have

UNIVERSITY HEIGHTS - Approximately 200 people have been displaced from their apartment building on order from the Department of Buildings (DOB) and FDNY because the building doesn't have fire escapes.

The apartment building, at 2400 Webb Ave., is undergoing renovations and the DOB says building management never acquired the proper requisites to remove the fire escapes.

A stop-work order has been placed on the building's management.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

A 21-year-old was critically injured after crashing his 1 21-year-old critically injured in crash on Bronx River Parkway
A violent brawl captured on video Thursday night 2 City Island restaurant brawl captured on video
Students at Riverdale Country School are getting the 3 Students at Riverdale Country showcase their art
Manna of Life Ministries operates out of the 4 Volunteers spend their weekends at Morrisania food pantry
Police say Timothy Hairston, 27, was shot to 5 Police: Man shot, killed on E. 165th Street

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE