Building in fatal Manhattan fire had no working smoke detectors, suit says

An Upper Manhattan building where an elderly woman and her daughter died in a fire didn’t have working smoke detectors or fire-suppression systems, according to a lawsuit. Longtime residents Warnette James, 73, and her daughter, Malaika, 37, were in their 24th-floor apartment at 260 Audubon Ave. when the blaze broke out on Nov. 22, 2020. … Read more