Although the schools in Providence, Rhode Island, are supposed to be inspected by code officials annually, some had not been inspected for 10 YEARS.  I wonder how many public schools are in the same boat?

From News 10

In other news, a 2nd/3rd grade class at St. Theresa’s School got stuck in their classroom and the door couldn’t even be opened by 7 firefighters.  No word on the cause, but the 23 trapped kids did eventually make it to the restroom.

From the Brantford Expositor

But wait!  There’s more!

Firefighters free girl’s arm from school door – The Telegraph

Eichen said the girl had propped open the door and was holding it for other students to go through when her elbow slipped behind the U-shaped lever and got stuck. He said the girl tried for five minutes to free herself, and when a teacher discovered she was stuck, school officials called 911.

Three fire code violations found in former PNC Bank building –

Listed as violations of the city fire prevention code are:

• Fire-rated door at the first-floor front stairwell would not close by itself, as is required.
• Fire-rated doors at the third-floor front stairwell and third-floor front lobby “are damaged and would not self close.”
• A fire-rated door, which is required along the first-floor corridor, has been removed.

Off with their heads! Thief scales gates into Tower of London and steals keys to the drawbridges before fleeing in extraordinary security blunder – Daily Mail

The bunch of keys which unlock drawbridges, were in a metal box which was meant to have been securely locked, the Sun reported.  As a result of the embarrassing security blunder the locks had to be changed, at an estimated cost of thousands of pounds.

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