Nearly 30 high-rises in Britain have failed tests for fire safety
LONDON, Jun 24 — RIA Novosti. Veneer 27 buildings in London does not meet fire safety requirements, have informed on Saturday to journalists the representative of the government Department communities and local government.
The test began after the fire of London, the buildings are located in the region from London to Manchester and Plymouth.
The day before about 4 thousand residents of five high rise buildings in London were forced to leave the building in connection with the evacuation. According to the representative of the government, now the specialists to figure out what to do and how to resolve the situation with the tenants.
On the night of 14 June in London there was a fire that burned a 24-storey Grenfell Tower house. Killed at least 79 people. 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.
The building in which the fire occurred, is not in the safe, although equipped with a modern social infrastructure, London’s North Kensington. Most of the tenants are immigrants from Africa and the Middle East.