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Businessman Linked to Site of Chicago Firefighter LODD Cited Elsewhere

A man involved with the warehouse where a Chicago firefighter fell to his death in December 2015 has received fines and violations from the city at other properties, according to a report.

The Chicago Tribune says businessman Jatin Patel has been fined thousands of dollars over the past decade for an array of code violations discovered by the city.

Patel, who manages the company Anilroshi that was renovating the Southeast Side brick warehouse where firefighter Daniel Capuano was killed, was cited at other properties for failure to secure a vacant building, possible rat infestations, uncut weeds, and inadequate flooring. The construction work done at the site where Capuano died was unauthorized and outside the scope of building permits, the report said.

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