Posted: Oct 11, 2012 8:01 AM
SAN ANTONIO - A woman who ran a South Texas group home for the mentally challenged where four men died in a fire must close her new residential facility.
Regulators in San Antonio on Wednesday said Nancy Murrah has been told to shut the site due to no certificate of occupancy. The permit requires safety inspections.
Murrah did not immediately comment.
The cause of the August fire that destroyed the two-story group home remains under investigation. Authorities recently learned Murrah opened the new boarding house.
The San Antonio City Council on Wednesday began considering a proposed ordinance for more authority over such group homes. The rules would require a residential sprinkler system and annual inspections.
The state in 2010 halted oversight of such group homes because so few applied for a licensing program.
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