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Doors or windows designed to be used after an emergency landing to permit quick exit for the crew and the passengers.
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Ms Dimmock explained that no fire alarm was sounded and the fire exits were locked or blocked.
But a new report into the tragedy published this week revealed how following the horrifying accident, investigators discovered a fire exit in the ground floor annexe, where the tragedy happened, had been nailed shut.
Some of the safety measures include requiring new buildings, both residential and commercial, to have appropriate and easily accessible fire exits, fire extinguishers and smoke detectors.
Adelphi house manager Melih Saglam said: "All our fire exits and stairs have been checked and passed by Merseyside fire and rescue service.
Cubic Stairways are designed for indoor or outdoor applications including mezzanines, loading dock areas, work platforms, conveyor crossovers, fire exits, construction trailers, storage trailers, in-plant offices and elevated work areas.
They found fire exits blocked and that the only fire extinguisher on the premises was past its expiry date.
Providing fire exits for over 1000 employees, the towers have been clad with 1250[m.
During the fiscal year 2002-03, the City Attorney's Office filed 336 cases against owners for violations ranging from blocked fire exits to vermin infestation, versus the previous fiscal year, in which there were 132 cases, said Eric Moses, a spokesman for the City Attorney's Office.
The "Great White" fire in Rhode Island earlier this year was a horror--killing nearly 100 people when rock fans were trapped inside a burning building with too few fire exits.
But the claims for compensation, which also come from the family of Sarah, follow reports that Queensland fire inspectors visited the Palace Backpackers hostel in Childers shortly before the fire but failed to act despite finding fire exits blocked off.
Connell: I'd be careful about using the word "disguise," because fire codes generally prohibit obscuring exits that are designated as fire exits.
One of the more disturbing things Kennedy has seen in the past few months is property managers' attempts to block all the fire exits in their buildings to keep intruders out.