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NBC Channel 10 Boston Accompanies Mr. Doddridge Around the City in Search of Hazardous Stairways

Hazardous stairways: the dangers of these mundane and ubiquitous elements are too often overlooked by the average pedestrian and citizen, however, this fact has no bearing on the frequency of stairway accidents that are owing to defects that are glaringly obvious, if one only knows where to pay attention.  “When does a stairway become a …

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Is Your Home Built With Lightweight Building Materials? Learn How To Protect It

Lightweight building materials structurally fail much faster in a fire than traditional lumber. However, there are ways that you can protect the framing in your home from fire. View Mr. Doddridge’s most recent interview with NBC News Boston below. Two apartment buildings in the Boston Area were destroyed recently. Both buildings were under construction, one …

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Fire Ravages and Destroys Brand New Building in Boston

On June 28, 2017, a fire destroyed a brand new, unoccupied building in Boston, MA. Like many other buildings, the Ashmont building was constructed out of “lightweight” wooden building materials. The cause of the fire remains under investigation and there was a sprinkler system installed in the building, which was slated to be activated the …

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