CHA is in violation of International Fire Code, Columbia Fire officials say

CHA is in violation of International Fire Code, Columbia Fire officials say

COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - The Columbia Housing Authority is in violation of the International Fire Code, according to Columbia Fire Department officials.

Officials said that the Columbia Fire Department last inspected Allen Benedict Court Apartments in 2014 - one year prior to the International Fire Code being updated to reflect the requirement of carbon monoxide detectors in units with a fuel burning appliance.

The Fire Code states that Carbon Monoxide detectors are required.

The Columbia Housing Authority has been in violation of the International Fire Code since 2015 when carbon monoxide detectors were required in all units with a fuel burning appliance.
The Columbia Housing Authority has been in violation of the International Fire Code since 2015 when carbon monoxide detectors were required in all units with a fuel burning appliance.

The CHA says it has no response at this time and will wait for a full report from the Columbia Fire Department.

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Posted by WIS TV on Friday, January 25, 2019

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