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Material suppliers sued in US over deadly London building fire

Grenfell had undergone a substantial renovation in the years leading up to the fire, and, according to a BRE Global report on the fire, the pre-renovation makeup of the exterior would have been able to better withstand the fire. In its study, BRE also determined that while the cladding and insulation were both combustible, workers did not abide by building codes and safety measures while carrying out the rehab. Cavity barriers were supposedly so poorly installed that they created a path for the blaze instead of preventing it from spreading.

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