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Building manager takes the stand in Jay Street fire trial

Building manager takes the stand in Jay Street fire trial

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SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The trial for a man believed to be responsible for a massive fire that killed four people in 2015 continues. Kenneth Tyree was the building inspector during the time of the Jay street fire in Schenectady. He faces several charges including manslaughter. Jason Sacks has been on the stand much of the day, he’s the man who was the manager of 104 Jay Street at the time of the fire. He has previously pleaded guilty to four counts of criminally negligent homicide for the part he played in the fire. Sacks testified extensively about the day before the fire when he and Kenneth Tyree walked through the building for an inspection. Sacks says Tyree checked the smoke alarms saying “if they’re blinking green they work.” He also talked about c...