Wednesday 18 October 2017

Grenfell tragedy: 60 high-rise buildings fail fire safety tests

Elizabeth Piper

Sixty high-rise buildings have failed safety tests carried out after a fire killed at least 79 people in London earlier this month.

British officials are conducting tests on some 600 high-rise buildings across England after fire ravaged the Grenfell tower block in west London on June 14.

The Department for Communities said in a statement that 60 high rise buildings across 25 local authority areas had now failed the tests.

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Reuters

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