Landlord avoids jail over fire safety after devastating blaze nearly killed tenant

A POLESWORTH businessman whose failure to install proper safety measures in a multi-occupied house led to one tenant suffering life-threatening burns, has AVOIDED being sent to prison.
Landlord Simon Fox had denied failing to take general fire precautions, placing people in danger in the event of a fire, but pleaded guilty on the day of his trial at Warwick Crown Court.
The charge followed a fire in a multi-occupancy house in Humber Road, Coventry, which it was said was one of 21 properties Fox has in Coventry and north Warwickshire.
Following an adjournment for a 'mitigation bundle' to be... read more

 
27 September 2016 in Regional West, Views: 33
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