Leaked report links shoddy work to London’s deadly Grenfell Tower fire

From NCMA's eNews
May 3, 2018

The Grenfell Tower fire in London killed 71 people last year. According to a leaked report, the catastrophe may have been avoided if construction crews that performed renovation work had adhered to certain safety measures. The report from an independent, third-party certification body said that the high-rise cladding and insulation were both combustible and renovators failed to comply with code-required safety standards. The cladding and insulation helped to spread the fire, and cavity barriers were so poorly installed and of insufficient size that they created a route for fire instead of stopping it. Read more.