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NYC 5th Annual Deck and Porch Safety Inspection Program

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During the warm months, many people like to spend time outdoors.  It can be very enjoyable to spend time on your deck or porch after a long day at work, or during a relaxing weekend.  For many people, the deck or porch is an extension of the home and can be a place to dine, spend time with family and friends, or read a book.  However, a porch or deck that is not properly maintained can present a safety hazard to anyone who walks on it, including guests, delivery service people, children, pets, and other members of the household.  In fact, New York City has a law stating that homeowners are

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Gas Stove Injuries

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Recently, in Brooklyn, a gas explosion occurred in an apartment building, killing one and injuring thirteen.  An additional occupant of the building remains missing.  It is suspected that a gas stove caused the incident.  According to the results of a preliminary investigation, investigators believe that that gas line was disconnected, leading to the explosion.

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