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Union urges Philadelphia D.A. to charge factory owners in 2012 fire that killed two responders

THE FAMILIES of fallen Philadelphia Fire Department Lt. Robert Neary and firefighter Daniel Sweeney wanted justice, plain and simple.

What they got, nearly two years after Neary and Sweeney died while battling an enormous factory fire in Kensington, was a whole lot of nothin'.

Joe Schulle, president of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22, said yesterday that Neary's and Sweeney's kin were "devastated" when they learned Monday that District Attorney Seth Williams wasn't going to file charges against Michael and Nahman Lichtenstein, the owners of the former Thomas Buck Hosiery factory, despite a damning 110-page grand-jury report on the case.


Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20140205_Firefighters_union_to_D_A___Charge_factory_owners.html#G1p7uAALeYimLOug.99

THE FAMILIES of fallen Philadelphia Fire Department Lt. Robert Neary and firefighter Daniel Sweeney wanted justice, plain and simple.

What they got, nearly two years after Neary and Sweeney died while battling an enormous factory fire in Kensington, was a whole lot of nothin'.

Joe Schulle, president of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22, said yesterday that Neary's and Sweeney's kin were "devastated" when they learned Monday that District Attorney Seth Williams wasn't going to file charges against Michael and Nahman Lichtenstein, the owners of the former Thomas Buck Hosiery factory, despite a damning 110-page grand-jury report on the case.


Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20140205_Firefighters_union_to_D_A___Charge_factory_owners.html#G1p7uAALeYimLOug.99

Despite a grand jury report alleging blatantly dangerous conditions at a hosiery factory that burned in April 2012, the Philadelphia district attorney has refused to file charges against the owners. The fire killed two Philadelphia firefighters.

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THE FAMILIES of fallen Philadelphia Fire Department Lt. Robert Neary and firefighter Daniel Sweeney wanted justice, plain and simple.

What they got, nearly two years after Neary and Sweeney died while battling an enormous factory fire in Kensington, was a whole lot of nothin'.

Joe Schulle, president of the International Association of Fire Fighters Local 22, said yesterday that Neary's and Sweeney's kin were "devastated" when they learned Monday that District Attorney Seth Williams wasn't going to file charges against Michael and Nahman Lichtenstein, the owners of the former Thomas Buck Hosiery factory, despite a damning 110-page grand-jury report on the case.


Read more at http://www.philly.com/philly/news/20140205_Firefighters_union_to_D_A___Charge_factory_owners.html#G1p7uAALeYimLOug.99

 
 

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