5 London towers evacuated over fire safety fears

2017-06-24 12:34
(Frank Augstein, AP)

(Frank Augstein, AP)

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London - Five London tower blocks containing 800 homes have been evacuated due to fire safety concerns over their external cladding following the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno, the local authority says.

"Grenfell changes everything and I don't believe we can take any risks," Camden Council leader Georgia Gould told reporters, following urgent safety checks.

"It's happening immediately... we could not be sure that people could be safe."

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