Chief: No fire alarm, no sprinklers in North Andover fire

Chief: No fire alarm, no sprinklers in North Andover fire | #ESC_LLC #Fire #FireFighters #FireCode | More than 40 firefighters battled blaze at uninspected recycling facility that lacked permits, according to chief (eagletribune) https://wp.me/p97JNV-1xB

The operators of a recycling facility on Holt Road could face a series of charges from state and local fire officials for operating their recycling business in an uninspected building that didn’t have working fire alarms or a sprinkler system, according to fire Chief William McCarthy.

McCarthy said a subcontractor working in the building was using a torch to cut a piece of steel that was part of a conveyor belt system used to sort construction debris. (read more)