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Officials: Hempstead building in deadly fire was ordered to fix faulty alarms

A fire that ripped through parts of the

A fire that ripped through parts of the apartment complex on St. Paul's Road in Hempstead killed tenant Guadalupe Ramirez, 37, and her 8-year-old son, Fernando. (February 24, 2013 6:00 PM)

Fire officials say the management company that owns a Hempstead apartment complex that caught fire this month had been ordered to replace its fire alarm system, but had failed to do so.

The fire that ripped through parts of the apartment complex on St. Paul's Road killed tenant Guadalupe Ramirez, 37, and her 8-year-old son, Fernando. After the fire, residents told News 12 Long Island that...

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