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Meyer v. Seifert

Arkansas Supreme Court
216 Ark. 293 (1949)


Facts

G. A. Meyer and other property owners (plaintiffs) owned property in a fire zone, in which non-fireproof buildings were prohibited by local ordinance. The plaintiffs sued in chancery court for an injunction to remove a non-fireproof building that had been erected by Seifert (defendant) and Mahle (defendant) in the fire zone pursuant to a permit granted by the City of Stuttgart (City) and its officials (defendants). The plaintiffs presented evidence that the non-fireproof building exposed their property to fire hazards. The chancery court refused to grant an injunction against Seifert and Mahle. The plaintiffs appealed.

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Leflar, J.)

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