Dozens of buildings in England do not meet the requirements of fire safety

Dozens of buildings in England do not meet the requirements of fire safety

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Sure 34 high-rise residential buildings in England do not meet the fire safety requirements. This is evident after controls were performed after at least 79 people were killed when a large torenbrand in London.

British authorities say firefighters in the six hundred towers in the whole of England checks have been done.

Residents of a number of towers that, according to the fire brigade is not complying with the fire safety requirements, are immediately evacuated and accommodated elsewhere. It includes five buildings in London where the same combustible cladding is found as at the afgebrandde tower elsewhere in the capital.

According to the British prime minister, Therese May, who before her apology for her late response to the deadly incident, we are working hard to the brandveiligsheidsproblemen as soon as possible to resolve.


The fire at Grenfell Tower, on 14 June caused in a koelvries combination. The fire could then rapidly spread because the building was clad with combustible cladding. The producer warned previously of the risks that this brought for tall buildings, but they were the plastic plates are used.

Residents of the tower make have for years been concerned about the lack of fire safety of the building. An action group, the municipality and the verhuurdersmaatschappij multiple times of serious negligence on the part accused.

The fire in the residential building applies in the Uk as the most deadly since the Second world War. The number of fatal victims might be still on. There is a lot of confusion about how many people during the fire in the tower left behind.

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