Niagara Falls Fire Department reports expensive month for fire code violations

It was an expensive month for property owners in Niagara Falls when it comes to fire code violations.

Thorstone Properties Limited pled guilty and was fined $2,000 for failing to comply with an inspection order.

A company which owned and operated the Broadway Motel on Brookfield Avenue was found guilty of 19 violations of the Fire Code. The company was fined $12,000 for 7 of those charges and the remaining 12 were given a suspended sentence. The motel was demolished last year.

Another company owning and operating the Happiness Inn on Queen Street has also been fined $7,000 for various smoke and carbon monoxide alarm offences stemming from three different days.

Masroor Ali, the owner of a residential property on Morrison Street, plead guilty and was fined $2,500 for smoke and carbon monoxide alarm offences as well.

And an the owner of a property at 4238 Bridge Street was found guilty during a trial, resulting in the company being fined $3,000 and the company's director being fined $1,500 for failing to maintain a fire alarm system.