Fire breaks out at factory owned by maker of Grenfell Tower’s cladding

Photo of Fire breaks out at factory owned by maker of Grenfell Tower’s cladding
Facebook
VKontakte
share_fav
It is suspected the cladding contributed to the catastrophic fire at Grenfell Tower (Picture: EPA)

A factory owned by the maker of cladding panels on the Grenfell Tower has caught fire.

Crews were scrambled to the Arconic plant in Exeter, Devon, just before 1.30am today.

1,000,000 bees killed with soapy water after crash breaks their hives

Arconic, formely known as Alcoa, made a component in the cladding used on the west London tower.

It is suspected the cladding helped fuel the catastrophic fire which claimed at least 80 lives in June.

The US firm has various factories across the UK and produces precision components for the aerospace industry… Read the full story

view Metro
#grenfell tower fire