Alarming Trend Continues with Weymouth Condo Fire

Zealous Woman Kristin Suga Heres wrote an article titled "Alarming Trend Continues with Weymouth Condo Fire” that was published in Insurance Law360.

Yet another under-construction residential complex nearing completion has been ravaged by fire, this time in the South Shore community of Weymouth, Massachusetts. In the early morning hours of Sept. 14, a four-alarm fire at the Woodstone Crossing development in the Union Point neighborhood claimed the second of four residential buildings planned for the former site of the South Weymouth Naval Air Station. The four-story, 50-unit building was 90 percent completed and set to welcome occupants in about a month. At the time of the fire, the building’s sprinkler system had been installed, but was not yet operational. Early reports indicate that the building, which was an all-wood construction, is a total loss. An investigation into the cause of the blaze is ongoing.

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