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Portland Task Force to Meet With Landlords, Tenants

A task force created in the wake of a fatal Portland, Maine, fire will meet with landlords, tenants and the Portland Housing Authority in January to develop its final recommendations. Portland officials created the Fire/Code Inspections Task Force after six …

Memphis Plans Random Inspections of Rental Homes

A scathing report about the state of rental homes in Memphis, Tenn., has the city sending out teams of inspectors. The Commercial Appeal reports officials said inspectors will fan out across neighborhoods and will enter rental properties to look for …

Fire Inspectors Cite Tennessee Plant for Violations

Fire inspectors have cited a Gallatin, Tenn., metal powders factory where five people died in accidents last year for 11 codes violations. The violations at the Hoeganaes Corp. plant include an accumulation of metal dust under a conveyor system. A …