Tenants displaced after safety issues shut down Juneau hotel
March 16, 2017
JUNEAU (AP) – Authorities escorted out the tenants of a century-old Juneau hotel and took the property’s manager into custody after identifying several public health and safety hazards.
Bergmann Hotel was condemned after the owners failed to address fire and building code violations, city spokeswoman Lisa Phu said. Owners Kathleen and James Barrett had until last month to correct the violations, but city officials say recent inspections found few corrections and several more violations, the Juneau Empire reported Friday.
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