Reporter

Kay Lazar

Kay Lazar is a member of the Globe’s team of strike force reporters who investigate people and events in the news to uncover the full story and hold leaders accountable for their actions. Her experience combines more than two decades of print and broadcast reporting. She previously worked as a news writer and producer at ABC and CBS radio networks.

Latest stories

Boston’s problem properties often bring down its neighborhoods

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Amid a housing boom, hundreds of dilapidated properties, often magnets for crime, can pose dangers for neighborhoods.

Weymouth condo building under construction is the latest to be hit by blaze

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Authorities are investigating whether the design of the building is similar to residential buildings that burned in Dorchester and Waltham.

Lessons not learned

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Firefighters have been sounding the alarm for years about the fire risk of lightweight wood construction. Will two spectacular blazes in Dorchester and Waltham finally get officials’ attention?

Timeline: Massive fires have recently erupted at wood-framed projects nationwide

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All but one of these projects were under construction.