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'Time lost' in Lakanal House fatal fire

29 January 2013 Last updated at 22:01 GMT

The inquest into the deaths of six people in tower block fire in south London has heard that valuable time was lost in attempts to rescue trapped families.

Three children were among those killed in the blaze at Lakanal House in Camberwell in July 2009.

The inquest heard that poor communication between firefighters hindered the emergency services.

BBC London's Special Correspondent Kurt Barling reports.