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Grenfell Tower materials likely didn’t meet code, ‘fueled’ deadly fire

From NCMA eNews
November 7, 2019

Officials in the United Kingdom have concluded the first phase of their investigation into the fatal June 2017 Grenfell Tower fire in London and have determined that the reason the blaze was able to spread so quickly was that the building's cladding — aluminum composite material (ACM) rainscreen panels — acted as "fuel" for a fire that began in one of the unit's kitchens. The fire killed 72 people.

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