Owners of fire-ravaged Philadelphia building cited for violations at another property

The owners of a Kensington warehouse that burned down, killing two Philadelphia firefighters, have been cited for code violations at another property. 

The property at 726 Market St. has been cited for three code violations, Philadelphia Licenses and Inspections spokesperson Maura Kennedy said.

“Failure to maintain the facade of the structure; they do not have a housing inspection license, which condo buildings need for each one of their units; and the third is they need to provide for us a certification of their fire alarm system,” Kennedy said.

She said the owners of the property plan to address the violations.

“We have been in communication with the property manager, they are aware of these issues and they will make sure they have been complied,” she said.

The attorney for the building owners has been unavailable for comment.

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