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Lack of Inspection Cited in Fall River Fire

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As Fall River residents mourn the deaths of four women in a fire Wednesday night, state and local officials say the function hall where the fire broke out was never inspected because it was listed in city records as a private residence.

Officials say an inspection might have forced the building's owners to enhance safety measures.

Click the listen link above to hear Bianca Vazquez Toness' report.

This program aired on June 16, 2006. The audio for this program is not available.

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