The first line of the article reads:-
Cladding is being removed from a tower bock in Manchester despite an inspection by the fire service which concluded it is safe.
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Actually mate that is how my sister in law got hers her daughter is disabled on benefits, and they used that to get a free worcester combi with all the rads paid for by a government funded initiative so it is truePerfectspecimen wrote:Wish they would stop ringing me trying to sell me triple glazing. Shouted down the phone today, its plastic, Fire Hazard. Crittall windows I want not triple windows. Another one, free boiler for benefit claimants, even if you dont own the property........ Yeah, pull the other one. Oil boilers start at 2k.
Adam Mint wrote:Didn't pick up on this story until I looked at BBC news on iPad just before logging on to forum, report says six dead but more expected, reading more of the story I suspect there could be a lot more dead, fire seemingly started on forth floor and quickly spread, building had recently been refurbished and brought up to modren day fire standards (lot of good they are then)...
Report also says firefighters were unable to use the "dry rising main", this is the pipe they would normall pump water up through the hight of the building to attach their fire hoses to at all floor levels, so basically they had no water to fight the fire with,,, major cockup on someone's behalf there then...