The London police are still investigating the circumstances in which the Grenfell Tower fire took place. The incident occurred on June 14 with blazes engulfing all 24 stores of the block of public housing flats. The aftermath consisted of 80 lost lives and other 70 injured persons or more. However, people might not receive answers for the real toll of the event until at least 2018.
The Remains After the Grenfell Tower Fire Will Be Taken Down Next Month
The Metropolitan police issued a letter to all relatives of those victims in the fire that wreaked havoc in 129 flats of the Grenfell Tower block. Parts of the statement appeared in the media on Thursday. Authorities confirmed the fact that they are going to take as much time as possible to discover what really went wrong during one of Britain’s deadliest fires.
The manager of the recovery of the site, Michael Lockwood, announced survivors that the remains of the building would be taken down next month altogether. Until then, they are going to cover the site with a protective wrap that will hinder dust and ash from spreading further in the city. In the following two weeks, authorities will continue to investigate the case and retrieve materials.
In light of this grim event, specialists performed fire safety tests to other buildings. However, the reports came back with negative findings for 60 of these locations. The conclusions point out that the structures used similar cladding and foam insulation as Grenfell did.
The Police Will Interview Representatives of Tenant Management Organization on Suspicion of Corporate Manslaughter
However, by far the most outstanding piece in the letter that London police wrote was the lead that they found in this incident. The officer in charge of the investigation has already contacted the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organization.
The agent informed the institution that there are enough grounds to indicate that each organization might be culpable of corporate manslaughter. This clause appears in the Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007. As a consequence, the police are going to interview one representative for each corporation regarding potential charges.
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