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Whatever Happened to Fire Escapes?

by Prince Of Petworth December 20, 2007 at 12:15 am 2 Comments

IMG_6235, originally uploaded by Prince of Petworth.

Are fire escapes mandatory these days? This one is in the front of the house. Why would one put a fire escape in the front rather than the back of the house? So what’s the threshold if there is one for mandatory fire escapes three stories or higher? I feel like I rarely see them around DC. Do you guys notice them?


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