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The Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, Ron Dobson, has been giving evidence at the inquest into the fatal fire at the Lakanal House tower block in Camberwell.
Six people were killed in the blaze in July 2009. Ronke Phillips reports.
The Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade Ron Dobson has been giving evidence at the inquest into the fatal fire at the Lakanal House tower block in Camberwell. Six people were killed in the blaze in July 2009. Ronke Phillips reports from the inquest at Lambeth Town Hall.
The government's advisor on fire and rescue policy - Peter Holland - has been giving evidence today, at the inquest into the Lakanal House tower block fire.
Six people died in the blaze in Camberwell in 2009.
Ronke Phillips has sent this report from Lambeth Town Hall.
Evidence given at the inquest into the deaths of six people at a tower block fire in Camberwell today questioned whether a construction manager should have checked whether or not new parts were fire-resistant.
Refurbishment work was carried out at Lakanal House two years before it caught alight in 2009.
Today, the jury heard from Southwark Council's construction manager.
Paul Brand sent this report from Lambeth Town Hall.
The flatmate of a woman who died in the Camberwell tower block fire has been giving evidence at the inquest today.
Andrew Aveling lived with Catherine Hickman in the 'Lakanal House' block. Her body was discovered by firefighters after the blaze in 2009.
Ronke Phillips has been listening to the evidence.
Firefighters are continuing to give evidence at inquest into the Lakanal House blaze in July 2009 in which six people died, including three children. They've said that more resources and a better knowledge of the tower block in Camberwell could have led to "a better outcome".Ronke Phillips reports