By George Stephens •
Published: 30 Oct 2019 • 6:11
A leaked report found that the fire department’s preparation was “gravely inadequate” and that lives could have been saved. The London fire brigade defended its actions, saying there was no “safe alternative strategy.”
A public inquiry into the awful Grenfall tower bloke fire found serious deficits in the actions of the London Fire Brigade, UK media reported yesterday, citing a leaked official report.
The long-awaited report is due to be released today and details in what went wrong and caused the loss of life of 71 residents of the tower block due to blaze at that ripped through the large block of flats in London.
The findings of the leaked report contain accusations against Londons Fire Brigade which are that,
A. London Fire Brigade’s planning and preparation for such a fire “was gravely inadequate.”
B. The policy of having people stay in their apartments to await rescue was not lifted until the building was engulfed in flames.
C. If the building had been evacuated more quickly, fewer people would have died.
D. Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton was accused of “remarkable insensitivity” for testifying that she would not have done anything differently.
Meanwhile, the report has caused controversy on social media from the general public
Aaron Heaton had the strongest message that saw a whopping 14,000 comments and 124,000 shares and 65,000 likes all in support within the timescale of just 2 hours, it read
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