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Jun 30 2011

Blocked Egress Routes

Category: Doors Gone Wrong,Egress,Road TripsLori @ 7:48 am Comments (1)

We’re currently on our Summer 2011 Road Trip and I’m on the hunt for doors of interest, but so far I’m seeing more sights like this:

But you’re in luck! Right before I left I got a huge batch of photos from Deputy Fire Marshal Daniel Wiltse, of the Bluffton Township Fire District in South Carolina. Thanks Dan!

Here are some of Dan’s photos of blocked egress routes:


One Response to “Blocked Egress Routes”

  1. Brad Keyes says:

    These pictures confirm the real problem in the world of non-compliance with basic Life Safety Code requirements. If asked, most people might even say “What’s a Life Safety Code?”

    These pictures demonstrate the need for code compliance officials in all types of occupancies. If left to our own devices, people will not comply with the basic requirements for exiting a building.

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