Condemned apartment building leaves dozens homeless in Watertown

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Daniel Hall had just fallen asleep in his apartment on Factory Street in Watertown on Sunday evening, when he heard a growing commotion.

“I said, ‘What’s going on, officers?'” Hall said. “He said, ‘This place is being condemned, so I’ll allow you to get a couple things just for the night, and tomorrow, hopefully, we’ll be up and running.’ I said, ‘no problem.‘“

However, there was a problem, a very big problem.

After a fire alarm went off earlier, it was determined the building had a faulty fire system, a violation of code. Hall says he has since learned that code officers later found plumbing and electrical issues, as well as concerns about living conditions.

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