Britain will check up houses across the country after a fire in a London Tower people died. The mayor of London Sadiq Khan has announced that inspections will be carried out in high buildings, under reconstruction.
Residents and community representatives want to know how the flames were able so quickly to cover the entire 24-storey Grenfell Tower construction. According to the latest data reported that killed at least 17 people and this number may increase. According to London police, some of the bodies could never be identified.
Advisor Nicolas Paget-brown said bi-Bi-si, that the sprinklers were not installed inside the building during the reconstruction 2015/16 "because it would make the block more devastating".
He added that facing, mounted on the outside of the tower, and accused by many residents to help the fire spread, will no longer be used. According to the Times of London, manufacturer of veneer, said that its use is prohibited in the United States on high-rise buildings "for fire and smoke".
British politicians began to point the finger at their opponents. One of the figures under close surveillance is the newly appointed chief of staff of the Prime Minister Theresa may, Gavin Barwell, who served as Minister of housing until until he lost his seat in the General election last week.
Barwell told the lawmakers that the government intended to review the standards of fire safety after a deadly fire in a high rise building Lakanal House in South London in 2009, which killed 3 women and three children. In this case, the outer hull helped the fire spread.
The Minister of police and fire protection country Nick Hurd said that the authorities are in the process of identifying towers, which can be in the same condition.
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