'Normal fire procedures have not operated'
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Fire Union: 'Normal fire protection has not operated'

Matt Wrack, general secretary of the Fire Brigades Union, has said normal fire procedures were not possible to follow in the Grenfell Tower fire.

He explained to the Today programme that normally firefighters would work from the inside out but in this case they had not been able to do so. He said it was "shocking" that a fire in a tower block was able to take hold in this way.

  • 14 Jun 2017
  • From the section UK
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