(A)   Every means of escape from fire and every required exit, way of approach thereto and way of travel from the exit into the street or open space shall be continuously maintained free of all obstructions or impediments to full instant use in case of fire or emergency. Each member of the Police or Fire Department who shall discover any fire escape encumbered or blocked in any manner shall forthwith report to the Bureau and the Bureau shall immediately notify the owner and the tenant to remove the encumbrance or obstacle.
   (B)   No person shall place, store or keep, or permit to be placed, stored or kept, under or at the bottom of any stairway, inside or outside an elevator or other shaft in any building, any combustible or flammable materials, fluids or compound, nor shall any combustible or flammable materials be placed or stored or kept in any place where ignition or burning would obstruct or render hazardous egress from a building.
(`92 Code, § 7-146) (Ord. 88-33, passed 10-13-88) Penalty, see § 92.999