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Questions follow warehouse inferno

Owner faults city inaction for building’s closure

Firefighters investigated the ruins of a warehouse in Roxbury, where bricks attest to the building’s partial collapse during the blaze. Firefighters investigated the ruins of a warehouse in Roxbury, where bricks attest to the building’s partial collapse during the blaze. (Suzanne Kreiter/Globe Staff)
By Kay Lazar and John M. Guilfoil
Globe Staff / August 23, 2010

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The owner of a vacant Roxbury warehouse that burned to rubble in a nine-alarm inferno Saturday night said yesterday that he walked away from his business three years ago because concrete chunks from the towerlike building next door kept raining down on his property and Boston authorities were unable for the past decade to get its owners to fix the ... (Full article: 866 words)

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