TribLIVE

| State


 
Larger text Larger text Smaller text Smaller text | Order Photo Reprints

Philly firefighter's widow sues factory owners

Daily Photo Galleries

By The Associated Press
Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2013, 9:21 p.m.
 

PHILADELPHIA — The widow of a Philadelphia firefighter has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the owners of a vacant warehouse that burned down in April 2012, killing her husband and another firefighter.

Fire Capt. Robert Neary and Lt. Daniel Sweeney died in the blaze.

Neary's wife, Diane Neary, says in a lawsuit filed Sept. 26 the owners failed to address years of complaints that the warehouse was a dangerous haven for looters, drug addicts, squatters and prostitutes.

 

 
 


Show commenting policy

Most-Read Pennsylvania

  1. Armed doctor’s actions in Philly shooting reinvigorates debate on gun-carry
  2. Upper St. Clair family’s efforts pay off as governor signs Down syndrome education bill
  3. Mom, daughter die from injuries in food truck blast
  4. Carjacked vehicle hits Philly crowd, kills 2 children
  5. Pa. pension costs pull from school districts, college students, turnpike
  6. Pa. to host international Mennonite conference
  7. Atlantic City doomed by glut of casinos in region
  8. Environmental groups win in open records case against Corbett
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.