Camden tower block evacuated in wake of fatal Grenfell Tower fire

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24 June, 2017

Thermal cladding is to be removed from 10 London tower blocks as a precaution following the Grenfell Tower fire.

It is thought the work will take three to four weeks.

The rest centre is at Swiss Cottage library, she said, adding: "People are on the ground now talking to residents, working with them to move them to the rest centre".

"We offer our most profound condolences to the victims, those who have lost loved-ones, homes, and possessions, and to their friends and families", Whirlpool said in a statement.

She says: "Why have they left it 'til half past eight on Friday night to start getting residents out?"

"Grenfell changes everything and I don't believe we can take any risks", Georgia Gould, leader of the Camden Council local authority, told reporters.

London police are considering filing manslaughter charges related to the fire at a west London apartment tower that killed at least 79 people.

"I'm at a loss as to why Theresa May has not convened (emergency committee) Cobra today to get emergency arrangements led by central government to support local authorities, to give the residents the necessary reassurance and address this issue".

But they both failed the police's safety tests, which are similar to those being carried out by the United Kingdom government.

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The number of people to have died, including those classed as missing presumed dead, remains at 79.

The government has called on all building owners, public and private, to submit samples of cladding material used on their buildings for testing. One tribute, from a firefighter in the Kensington and Chelsea borough read: "20th floor, we tried. we're sorry".

"The NZ situation for building fire safety was different to the United Kingdom which relies heavily on passive-fire [measures] such as solid construction to limit rapid spread of fire and smoke".

McCormack also repeated calls for anyone with information on who might have been in the tower to come forward.

"We have been supplying building products for more than 40 years and as a business our focus has always been to supply safe insulation products to make better buildings".

One shirt bearing the London Ambulance Service logo said: "We refuse to forget you".

The panels were apparently produced in different grades making it different to identify precisely which material may have been used in specific cases, she said.

We are conducting joint visits to the Chalcots Estate with the council and will be visible to residents, who will be able to ask fire safety questions to firefighters. Our role as an independent, fact-based news organization has never been clearer.


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