Building Codes Expert Witness Testifies In Case Against Builder

Building codes expert witness Francis Newhams testified in the case against Montgomery County, PA, builder R. Bruce Fazio. Fazio, builder of a 26 unit condo that was condemned in 2010, is charged with criminal endangerment due to poor construction of the residences. Newhams serves as Zoning & Building Official for West Nantmeal Township, PA, and said the condo was built without approved plans.