UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire
UK: Banned building materials suspected in London fire
19 June, 2017, 09:22
Grief over a high-rise tower blaze that killed dozens of p.
The cause of the massive blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that the rain-screen cladding on the exterior of Grenfell Tower may have spread the flames.
Building officials have not commented since the fire.
In this photo released by the Metropolitan Police on Sunday, June 18, 2017, a firefighter stands outside of the Grenfell Tower after fire engulfed the 24-storey building, in London.
LONDON (AP) - The new exterior cladding used in a renovation on London'sGrenfell Tower may have been banned under United Kingdom building regulations, two British ministers said Sunday as police continued their criminal investigation into the inferno that killed at least 58 people.
The fire at the 24-story public housing project broke out early Wednesday. British media have reported that contractors installed a cheaper, less flame-resistant type of exterior paneling on the 24-story tower in a renovation that was completed just a year ago.
"I spoke to the DPP yesterday and there are prosecutors already in advising the police", said Starmer. Sixteen bodies have been recovered, police said.
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"There's one woman this morning and her child, they have been moved three times since Wednesday into different accommodation". He asked anyone who was in the tower and survived to contact police immediately.
Search and rescue teams from London Fire Brigade reached the second from top floor inside the Tower on Saturday.
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One woman wept, saying it was because the PM declined to speak to anyone outside the meeting which lasted less than hour.
But when May went to the site of the fire Thursday, she stayed for only 15 minutes, declining to meet with any survivors or families.
Mr Khan left the church more than two hours later, having spoken to many members of the congregation as well as others who came in after the service to see him.
The package is also to include a commitment to ensure that all who lost their homes are re-housed as soon as possible near where they lived, temporary accommodation is paid for and that all victims are consulted during a public inquiry into the fire.
But the identification of the victims appears to be proving very hard, which experts attribute to the extreme heat of the fire. British health authorities say that 19 fire survivors are still being treated at London hospitals, and 10 of them remain in critical condition.
Police said they are using the INTERPOL Disaster Victim Identification Standards to identify the deceased. She said Britain remains "resolute in the face of adversity" after the horrendous fire and recent extremist attacks in London and Manchester. The queen said it was "difficult to escape a very somber mood" on what is normally a day of celebration.
In a television interview Friday, she sidestepped questions over whether she had misread the public mood.
Many are demanding answers for how the blaze spread so quickly.
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