Officials to evacuate London high-rise over safety concerns triggered by fatal fire in building with similar experior.

Investigators said on Friday they would consider bringing manslaughter charges over the London tower block fire that killed at least 79 people.

Gould says the fix work is expected to take two to three weeks.

She said London Fire Brigade had completed a joint inspection of the blocks with Camden Council technical experts and the council has chose to "temporarily decant" residents. "We are looking at all health and safety and fire safety offenses, and we are reviewing every company at the moment involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower".

The council is encouraging residents to stay with friends and family, but promised to provide temporary accommodations, if that weren't possible.

Camden is one of the councils in England which has learned that combustible cladding has been placed on buildings during renovation projects, though they had ordered non-flammable cladding. "The initial tests on equivalent aluminium composite tiles failed also", said Met Police Detective Superintendent Fiona McCormack, who is overseeing the investigation.

"I'm at a loss as to why Theresa May has not convened (emergency committee) Cobra today to get emergency arrangements led by central government to support local authorities, to give the residents the necessary reassurance and address this issue".

"Given the deaths of so many people we are considering manslaughter as well as criminal offences and breaches of legislation and regulations", McCormack said.

The company manufactured 64,000 Hotpoint refrigerators between 2006 and 2009 with the model numbers FF175BP and FF175BG-the former of these two was the model make of the Whirlpool refrigerator that blew up.

Police are looking at all parts of the cladding system and its installation, McCormack said. "They say they began testing the cladding the day after the Grenfell Tower".

"We want to identify all those who died as result of the fire at Grenfell Tower, and that is where I need the public's help", McCormack said.

Leader of Camden Council Georgia Gould said tonight external cladding on the blocks is not fire retardant.

Towers in Camden, Manchester, Hounslow and Plymouth are among the at-risk buildings, the Department for Communities and Local Government confirmed. "We are also reaching out to the private sector and major buildings and venues to get a complete picture of safety across all high occupancy buildings in the city".


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