Any broken, discarded or abandoned refrigerator, freezer, water heater, dishwasher, range, oven, trash compactor, washing machine, clothes dryer or similar appliance located in the front, rear or side yard, including porches and unsecured garages, of any premises used as a residence regardless of zoning, or on any vacant lot is a violation of city ordinance. Abandoned appliances with a door should be strapped or taped shut, or the door removed to help prevent a trapping hazard that may affect the health and safety of minors. Call 9-1-1 to report a life safety concern.

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Report a code violation online or by calling the Action Center at 817-459-6777. In case of emergency call 9-1-1.