High Rise Building – a safe home or death threat?

As the Grenfell Tower Inquiry begins, there is likely to be suggestions from some, that the events of 14th June 2017, were “unavoidable” or “unforeseeable”. This article published in “Fire Magazine” in January 2014, shows that the reality is somewhat different and that this tragedy could have been foreseen years ago.  As an overview of what could go wrong, it points out both the fire safety  failings and operational problems such an incident could produce.

Future Blogs on High Rise Fires

These will cover the process that failed and led to the Grenfell ire, operational solutions and the percieved failure of emergency planning in North Kensignton. Underlying and root causes of the fire will also be examined.

To read the full article, click on the link below:

High Rise Fires 2014

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