In London, the house lit up
LONDON, Jun 24 — RIA Novosti. Residential house caught fire in East London in Bethnal green on Saturday, there are ten fire brigades and rescue, a total of 72 people, said on Saturday the capital’s fire service.
Due to an emergency on the duty room received about 50 calls from residents of nearby houses, the first call was about 16.25 (18.25 GMT). It is known that the fire started in the apartment on the third floor, the cause of the fire is unknown, information on casualties there.
Above a four-story building, according to Twitter-the accounts of eyewitnesses, raises “a huge cloud of smoke.”
Increased attention to emergency of this kind began in London after the fire of June 14, when it’s lit 24-storey Grenfell Tower house. Killed at least 79 people.
Third floor flat and roof is alight on Turin Street in #BethnalGreen. Now 10 fire engines there https://t.co/3XGYLqvrj3 © @Adelina_Frunza pic.twitter.com/XyPa0us08i
— London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) June 24, 2017
Scotland Yard on Friday announced new details of the investigation, according to which the fire started because of the refrigerator Hotpoint model FF175BP. In addition, it became known that the lining and insulation of the building did not pass the tests for compliance with fire safety standards.
On Saturday the representative of the government Department communities and local governance reported that there had been a large-scale inspection of other buildings, which showed that the lining 27 buildings in the country from London to Manchester and Plymouth does not meet the requirements of fire safety.