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Montreal ordered to fill gaps in dangerous, vacant building list

Dec. 23, 2016, Montreal - The moment Chris Ross peered through the windows of an unused autobody garage this fall, he saw a potential death trap for firefighters. The garage was one of several abandoned, potentially dangerous buildings CBC News showed Ross, who is the vice-president of the Montreal firefighters union. 




In each case, the borough knew about the buildings, but apparently hadn't transmitted the information to the fire department, who depend on a master list to keep them safe. CBC News reports. | READ MORE

December 23, 2016
By CBC News