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Albany Prevails In Suit Over Demolition of Building After Fire

The US District Court for the Northern District of NY has concluded that the Albany Fire Department and the City were within their rights to order the demolition of a vacant rowhouse after it was badly damaged in a 2011 fire. The suit filed by the building’s owners accused the city of depriving them of their property without due process.

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Texas City Sues Fire Department Over Apparatus Titles

The City of Howardwick, Texas has filed suit against the Howardwick Volunteer Fire Department to prevent the fire department from placing the titles and registrations for its apparatus in the fire department’s name. The suit was filed last week in Donley County District Court.

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PA Property Owner Sues Over Post Fire Demolition

The owner of a house in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania is suing the city claiming it wrongfully ordered the demolition of the building three days after a fire last November. Melinda Deiter and her father, John Deiter, filed suit earlier this year claiming the city’s order to demolish the building was a violation of their due process and 4th Amendment rights.

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