Santa Rosa firefighter’s roof inspection draws safety fine
Santa Rosa fire inspector Toby Rey, right, measures the placement of solar panels on a new home as Sunpower construction manager Jason Mueller watches on Aug. 3, 2011. The photo ran with a Page One story in The Press Democrat on Aug. 7.
But local Cal-OSHA officials, who enforce workplace safety laws, saw something different — a serious safety hazard. And last month they slapped the Santa Rosa Fire Department with a $2,700 fine.