Grenfell inquiry: Better communication between councils and fire services needed

By Dan Peters | 30 October 2019

‘Far better direct communication’ between local authorities and fire and rescue services is needed, an official inquiry has urged.

In a report focusing on events on the night of the Grenfell Tower blaze, chairman of the public inquiry into the disaster, Martin Moore-Bick, criticised the length of time it took Kensington & Chelsea LBC (RBKC) to obtain a ‘vital’ dangerous structures engineer (DSE) amid fears the building might collapse at any moment.

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