LAW AND SAFETY:

Because of the fire at 4021 Rose Hill where lack of water pressure was a major issue, Vice Mayor Christopher Smitherman is very concerned about this issue, as are Councilmembers Amy Murray and Jeff Pastor. The Vice Mayor has asked for the topic to be presented at the Law & Public Safety Committee on Monday, December 9th at 8:30 a.m. (the meeting start time has changed from 9:00 to 8:30) The Agenda will be posted by 5 pm Friday (https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/council/meeting-agendas-minutes/) Both Director Cathy Bailey (GCWW) and Chief Roy Winston (CFD) will be presenting the item for discussion by the committee.

To learn more about the fire, here are several links:

  • https://www.cincinnati-oh.gov/fire/news/structure-fire-at-4021-rose-hill-ave-nort-avondale/
  • https://www.fox19.com/2019/11/20/fire-ravages-vacant-house-north-avondale/
  • https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2019/11/20/low-water-pressure-hampers-cincinnati-firefighters-north-avondale/4249554002/
  • https://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/north-avondale/firefighters-called-to-stubborn-house-fire-in-north-avondale-wednesday-morninghttps://www.wlwt.com/article/fd-officials-investigating-cause-after-crews-battle-two-alarm-fire-in-north-avondale/29854426
  • https://www.wlwt.com/article/fd-officials-investigating-cause-after-crews-battle-two-alarm-fire-in-north-avondale/29854426
  • https://www.msn.com/en-us/weather/video/fire-damages-historic-home-in-north-avondale/vp-BBX469B

We had a problem with fire hydrants and water pressure in September 2010 when John Jones and Byron and Vanessa White’s homes on Marion burned down.

  • https://issuu.com/heathj/docs/september082010

 

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