One year after fatal Carmel fire, no change in NY building codes

Blog Post created by mikehazell Employee on May 2, 2013

Sullivan family
One year ago today, four members of the Sullivan family were killed during a fast spreading fire in their home in Carmel, NY. The blaze killed Larchmont Police Capt. Thomas Sullivan, his wife and their two teenage daughters. The lone survivor of the blaze was Tommy Sullivan Jr. His dad led him to safety before perishing in the fire trying to rescue the rest of his family. What was left of the home has been demolished and an empty lot remains as a reminder of this tragedy. Read the full post on NFPA's Fire Sprinkler Initiative blog.