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Hotpoint fridge freezer may have sparked Grenfell Tower blaze

Police have confirmed that the Grenfell Tower fire may have been started by a faulty Hotpoint fridge freezer. The blaze at the 24-storey tower block at north Kensington in London on June 14 has so far claimed 79 lives. Hotpoint’s parent company Whirlpool said in a statement: “We have just …

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Electrical Safety First comments on Grenfell Tower fire

Commenting on the speculation on the cause of the Grenfell Tower fire in London last Wednesday, Phil Buckle, chief executive of the charity Electrical Safety First, has issued the following statement: “Firstly, on behalf of us all at Electrical Safety First, I would like to extend our deepest sympathy to …

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