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High-Rise Fires Still a Worry Two Years after Grenfell Tragedy

Safety experts warned that hundreds of buildings remain at risk     By JILL LAWLESS Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Two years after a tower block fire in London killed 72 people, safety experts warned that hundreds of apartment buildings ...

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U.S. Companies Named in London High-Rise Fire Lawsuit

Lawsuit targets U.S. companies that made products used at the complex     By MARYCLAIRE DALE Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Faulty building materials helped spread a devastating fire at London’s Grenfell Tower in 2017, turning the residential complex into ...

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U.S. Companies Targeted in Grenfell High-Rise Lawsuit

Lawsuit targets U.S. companies that supply the cladding panels     PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An American lawyer known for winning huge legal awards over deadly construction accidents plans to hold a news conference in Philadelphia on the 2017 apartment fire ...

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London: Government to Pay £200M to Replace Grenfell Tower-Type Cladding

72 people died when a fire destroyed Grenfell Tower in June 2017     BBC The £200m bill to replace Grenfell Tower-type cladding on about 150 private high-rise blocks in England is to be met by the government. Housing Secretary ...

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Arrests in Grenfell Tower Effigy Video

Five arrested for mocking tragedy     LONDON (AP) — London police have arrested five people over a video that showed a cardboard model of Grenfell Tower being burned on a bonfire — a video that shocked the families of ...

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Grenfell Tower: Inside Footage

First footage from inside tragic fire   The Telegraph – First footage from inside Grenfell Tower fire shown to inquiry

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Grenfell: Survivors’ Accounts

Testimony from survivors of fatal high-rise blaze     Sky News – Survivors of the Grenfell Tower fire are giving evidence at the inquiry into the disaster. Relatives of those who died, as well as local residents, will also be ...

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Grenfell Tower Inquiry: Commissioner Cotton

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton, manager of the tragic high-rise fire   Sky News – The final week of evidence continues from London Fire Brigade. This includes firefighters who undertook active firefighting, control room staff and commanders who were ...

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Grenfell: “We Would Not Change Anything”

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton on the tragic high-rise fire     Channel 4 News – Dany Cotton, head of the London Fire Brigade, told the Grenfell Tower Inquiry today that as soon as she arrived at the fire ...

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UK Police End Forensic Search of High-Rise Fire

Grenfell Tower fire killed over 70 people     LONDON (AP) — British police have finished their forensic examination of Grenfell Tower more than a year after a fast-moving fire at the London high-rise killed 72 people. Forensics officers spent ...

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