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Breaking: Report finds elevator door failed to automatically lock

A preliminary report released Friday of the Madisonville fire that killed Firefighter Daryl Gordon concluded an elevator door failed to automatically lock as designed.

The report also found that a radio transmission warning firefighters the shaft was open failed to go out due to the sheer volume of radio traffic as crews battled the four-alarm blaze at King Towers Apartments off Dahlgren Street March 26.

Gordon, 54, fell head first into the open shaft and later died at a hospital.

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