Sober house safety — Chief Goonan: Oversight is needed
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When Manchester Fire Chief Dan Goonan warns of a tragedy waiting to happen, people should pay attention. In this case, the people are in the state Legislature and they should work to enact a bill of which Goonan spoke favorably this week.
His reference was to so-called sober houses, where some people in the throes of the ongoing opioid crisis turn to live, at least temporarily. Goonan and others are worried that, without proper fire and safety regulation, some such places are fire traps.