Fire broke out at an apartment house on James Street early this A.M.

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A bunny says ... on Monday, Jun 4 at 7:48 PM

I lived in that building ( 102 James St ) . When it rained u could hear the rain pouring into the basement. Mr klotz may u ROT IN HELL !!!

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william drake says ... on Tuesday, Feb 2 at 9:36 PM

my dad waz in that fire and it sucks to see him go i hope that the scumbag landlord gets sum time to make him realize that he should keep his bilding up to cods i love you dad and will never 4 get you and logan says hi

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Anonymous says ... on Friday, Oct 2 at 3:30 PM

I wish to give a heart felt thanks to all emergency personel Involved in this tragedy. Thank you for all yous do to help us .What would we do without all of you ?

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Donald Fredenburg says ... on Friday, Oct 2 at 3:25 PM

I lost a good friend In this Fire , his name was Bruce and to alot of people he was refered to as Master Bruce ,you all know who you are . Father,Son,Brother,Uncle,Friend RIP KING BRUCE !

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adam williams says ... on Thursday, Oct 1 at 12:33 PM

i lost a good friend in this fire!!! Rest In Peace Dougie Crane... And to the others rest in peace also.. its a terriable thing that happened.. Dougie you will never be forgotten kid..

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east utica says ... on Friday, Sep 25 at 5:38 PM

What the hell is "computerated " as indicated by fire marshall Beck

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Anonymous says ... on Wednesday, Sep 23 at 5:40 PM

How could they release that 911 call. That was awful!!!!Wonder if Mr.Klotz listened to that.

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Crystal says ... on Wednesday, Sep 23 at 5:22 AM

My heart goes out to all the familys . I belive that the city should of closed the building after Tim Klotz did not reply to codes (,No fire No lives lost ) Part of Tim Klotz fines should be to pay for 4 funerals .

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new watcher says ... on Tuesday, Sep 22 at 4:33 PM

the fire man did their job ? did not the city

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family member says ... on Tuesday, Sep 22 at 4:30 PM

how can that man look in the mirror anyone living in one of his building beware he doesnt care only about money

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so sad... says ... on Tuesday, Sep 22 at 8:50 AM

I'm not one to judge! For there is a judgement day and Tim the Landord will have to answer to the almighty. I just want to pray for all the families that lost love ones and materials item. The material things can be replaced but LIFE is for ever gone

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READ THIS says ... on Tuesday, Sep 22 at 8:01 AM

may we all pray for all whom have had to step in this building from tenants to the firefighters who searched in heavy blinding smoke in heat that was hotter then your oven and the 911 dispatcher who listened to the scream for help and the familys

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Anonymous says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 8:28 PM

Tim Klotz should take the rent from these hole in the walls and pay for 4 funerals. He let his own family members live in this building knowing that it wasn't up to codes. Nice Brother!!!!

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with faith & hope we will survive<3 says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 7:00 PM

Our family is mourning the loss of one of our own due to this fire and our hearts go to the other dougie 29469172

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aunt of one of the man says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 6:14 PM

i pray the family that lose love one god thank that lord i wonder how he sleep now

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mike says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 11:00 AM

the codes in utica and rome suck and thay is why this kind of thing happens

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shocked says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 10:58 AM

i can't believe this... i just stayed in one of the victims apartment with my boyfriend and our newborn child 2 weekends ago. he was a friend of ours. i'm so sorry. thinking of his and the other victims family.

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Cuse236 says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 8:30 AM

Under the circumstances, Lotz AND the Utica FD Should be held accountable for the Death toll in this terrible fire. Just because they issued a citation doesn't mean they did their job!

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Friend to One Family says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 7:05 AM

I have friends that lived in that building. They lost everything. My heart goes out to those that have lost family members.

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WKTV says ... on Monday, Sep 21 at 6:26 AM

Isn't it stange no one can comment on any of your sites on this story.

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S.K. says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 11:33 PM

They only fined the landlord a hundred dollars for failing to register the apartment building with the UFD inspection codes. Hopefully, they take it a little more seriously this time. I live right across the street from there, and it wasn't a pretty

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Tino Brown says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 11:17 PM

This is definately part of the UTica problem that Ive been talking about. The higher ups in Utica are so concerned witht making a profit that consideration for how others are living never even crosses thier mind. Sad how we just accept this.

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Living in Obelston Apts says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 10:33 PM

Our place is as big of a fire trap as James St. We have 45o residents. Lets look at the codes issues here before we loose hundreds of residents all because palms are greased and violations are overlooked - let death take a holiday !

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Utility Worker says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 10:14 PM

The codes dept has been notified numerous times about wiring issues, structural issues and lack of fire exits. I'm not at all surprised that the fire was as big as it was. If we had a codes department in the city of Utica 0 deaths - No Fire !

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Victims Sister says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 8:57 PM

I really cannot understand how people can put pictures up so quickly on here. please have some consideration for our families that lost people in this fire.

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haris says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 7:29 PM

thats right next to my street when i heard that 4 people died its just sad

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Papa T says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 7:23 PM

Too bad Klotz isn't on the roof.

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NoName says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 7:01 PM

Wow! Great pics. Keep up the good work

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Bout time says ... on Sunday, Sep 20 at 4:17 PM

Well it's about time you put up another news story! Between WKTV, the OD and your stories, Your stories always have excellent pics to go along with the story. Unlike the other two sources. Keep up the pics with the reports JAKEZ!!

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