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(Philadelphia firefighters' union president Joe Schulle calls for prosecution of the owners of a building where two firefighters died in 2012.  Photo by Pat Loeb)

Phila. Firefighters’ Union Demands Prosecution of Building Owners in Deadly 2012 Fire

Local 22 president Joe Schulle says the families of firefighters Robert Neary and Daniel Sweeney were devastated by the DA’s announcement that no charges would be filed in connection with the fire at the former Buck Hosiery Co. warehouse, in Kensington.

02/04/2014

(Scaffolding is up at 726 Market Street while renovations proceed.  Credit: Pat Loeb)

After Years of Neglect, Center City Eyesore Getting Facelift At Last

Michael and Yechiel Lichtenstein rose to notoriety in Philadelphia when a building they owned in Kensington burned in 2012, killing two firefighters.

05/16/2013

(A property in the 700 block of Market Street in Philadelphia owned by the Lichtenstein brothers of Brooklyn, NY.  Credit: Ed Fischer)

Owners of Building Where Firefighters Died Cited For Other Phila. Violations

The city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections has filed three new citations on a property at 726 Market Street owned by the Lichtenstein brothers of Brooklyn, NY, who also own the building where two firefighters were killed last week in a huge blaze.

04/18/2012

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I-Team: Kensington Warehouse Owners Owe City Hundreds Of Thousands In Back Real Estate Taxes

The CBS 3 I-Team has learned the owners of the abandoned warehouse at the center of a fire that killed two Philadelphia firefighters own dozens of other properties across the city and owe the city hundreds of thousands of dollars in back real estate taxes.

04/10/2012

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