BUFFALO, NY (WIVB) - Safety was on the minds of UB officials who visited housing off campus on Saturday.
Officials from the University at Buffalo conducted inspections on some off-campus housing near the south campus Saturday.
Dan Ryan, Director of off campus student services, says they want to be sure that everything that goes into the homes their students rent is in proper working order.
Everything from smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, locks on windows and doors to the furnace and hot water heater are checked.
These inspections took on more importance after a series of small fires were blamed on outdated electrical circuits being used for modern technology like large screen televisions.
Landlords were given letters if any violations were found.
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