As the Grenfell Tower inquiry continued today, Londoner Muhbeen Hussain took dramatic footage as fifty-eight firefighters battled a blaze in the 22-storey, 130-flat Grafton House residential tower-block in Mile End, London.
The bravery of firefighters is evident as they are lifted high up the side of the building to reach the fire, believed to have started around 12.30pm:
There are no reports of serious casualties, but it doesn’t take much imagination to picture how things might have gone had the building been clad in similar materials to those used on Grenfell Tower.
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