Schenectady denies FOIL request on fatal Jay St. fire

March 17, 2017 05:54 AM

SCHENECTADY -- Schenectady has refused another Freedom of Information Act request from NewsChannel 13.

We have been trying for two years to obtain copies of inspection records on that apartment building on Jay St. where four people were killed in a fire in 2015.

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The city says it won’t release those records while there is an active investigation going on. Earlier this month, a city code enforcement officer was arrested in connection with the fire as well as the building’s manager.


WNYT Staff

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