Residents of old high-rise condos in Naples balk at fire prevention costs (FL)

At the high-rise condos that dot the Naples skyline, the threat of a deadly fire is real. Without proper fire prevention equipment, a blaze could consume any of the buildings, some 50 years old, that are symbols of the retirement lifestyle along Gulfshore Boulevard North.  At least, that’s the threat that Naples Fire Marshal Bob Rogers sees.  But some condo residents, concerned about the cost of improving their buildings to meet fire safety standards, say the threat of such a fire is more imagined. No one can point to a major fire at a Naples condo tower in recent memory, some residents note    Read the article…………..


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