Whitechapel tower fire: residents say they did not hear fire alarms

Complaints had been made about alarms and ‘stay put’ policy before fire broke out in 17th-floor flatResidents of a high-rise building in east London said they had complained about the fire alarms and “stay put” policy before a major fire broke out there on Monday.London fire brigade (LBF) was called to the Relay Building in Whitechapel High Street shortly before 4pm after a fire started in a 17th-floor flat. Continue reading...

Whitechapel tower fire: residents say they did not hear fire alarms

Complaints had been made about alarms and ‘stay put’ policy before fire broke out in 17th-floor flat

Residents of a high-rise building in east London said they had complained about the fire alarms and “stay put” policy before a major fire broke out there on Monday.

London fire brigade (LBF) was called to the Relay Building in Whitechapel High Street shortly before 4pm after a fire started in a 17th-floor flat.

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