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Damaged Houses Linger In City

Posted: February 15, 2014 at 5 a.m.

Sometime in 2000 there was a fire at the house at the intersection of West Sycamore Street and North Vandeventer Avenue.

AT A GLANCE

FAYETTEVILLE RULES

What Happens To A Burned Building? If the property’s uninsured, the Fire Department notifies Community Services. Owners have seven working days to show some clean-up progress. Owners then have 90 days to secure the structure, with the city checking in every couple of weeks. If that time passes with no progress, the condemnation and razing process begins. To report a suspicious property, call 575-8260.

SOURCE: STAFF REPORT

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