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Shantel McCoy

Lake Shore Drive Fire

City Publishes Fire Safety Compliance Information For High-Rises

The Emanuel administration is making important safety information for high-rise buildings available online, after a woman died in a horrific fire last month.

CBS Chicago–02/03/2012

Lake Shore Drive Fire

Deadly Lake Shore Drive Fire Raises Doubts About High-Rise Safety

A fire this month that killed a woman in a Lake Shore Drive high-rise is drawing renewed attention to the question of the safety of such buildings.

CBS Chicago–01/24/2012

Lake Shore Drive Fire

City Urging High-Rise Owners To Make Fire Safety Upgrades Now

After a 32-year-old woman was killed in a fire at a high-rise apartment building in Lakeview, city officials have been trying to figure out how much progress other high rises are making toward installing updated fire safety systems.

CBS 2–01/10/2012

Lake Shore Drive Fire

Officials: Open Door Helped Spread Fatal Fire In Lakeview

City officials said Monday that a door left open by a Lakeview couple fleeing a high-rise fire helped spread the deadly blaze and an elevator malfunction slowed firefighters’ ability to get to the fire right away.

CBS Chicago–01/09/2012

Shantel McCoy, 32, died from smoke inhalation in an extra-alarm fire at her apartment building in the Lakeview neighborhood on Jan. 8, 2012. (Family Photo)

1 Dead, 9 Hurt In Extra-Alarm Fire In Lakeview

A 32-year-old woman was killed and nine others, including two firefighters, injured early Sunday in a fire at a high-rise apartment building in the Lakeview neighborhood.

01/08/2012