PK Management Says Major Electrical Repairs Completed At Patten Towers

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Officials of PK Management said in a compliance report that major electrical systems at the Patten Towers have been replaced.

However, Gary Hilbert, director of the city's land development office, said city inspectors have not yet been asked to come in to give final inspectors.

He said city inspectors, however, have been on site at the high-rise home for the elderly and low income on an almost daily basis.

There were 241 Patten Towers residents who were displaced by an electrical fire on May 28. They were housed initially at local shelters, but the management firm recently has been putting them up at hotels.

PK Management said the electrical service entrance conductors and bus duct that were destroyed by the fire have been replaced.

The main electrical switch gear has also been replaced.

The firm said it has complied with a number of areas of concerns laid out by city inspectors.


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