Grenfell inquiry: fire chief warned ministers of high-rise faults before fire

Thu, 25 Nov 2021 19:04:13 GMT 3

Grenfell inquiry: fire chief warned ministers of high-rise faults before fire


Dany Cotton said some London residents were at ‘significant risk of fire spread’ and requested meeting

The London Fire Brigade commissioner warned ministers about fire risks to high-rise buildings months before the Grenfell Tower disaster, and said residents were being placed at “significant risk” of fires spreading between flats.

Dany Cotton wrote to the then housing minister, Gavin Barwell, reporting that the LFB was finding problems at the rate of one building a month and warned there could be more, the public inquiry into the disaster heard on Thursday.

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