Camberwell fire inquest

The latest on the inquest into the deaths of six people at a tower block fire in Camberwell in July 2009.

Camberwell inquest latest


Firefighter James Badger tells #lakanal inquest how 9th floor corridor was totally desroyed @itvlondon


Firefighter James Badger describes seeing casualties being brought from #lakanal house+ helped to carry injured persdon @itvlondon


#lakanal inquest hearing from James Badger- with 1st firefighters on scene. Initially sent to tackle fire on 5th flr @itvlondon


Father: Camberwell blaze took 'everything in three hours'

The fire ablaze back in 2009
The fire ablaze back in 2009

The"super inquest" into the deaths of six people killed in a fire at Lakanal House, Camberwell, in July 2009 has heard from a man who lost his entire family to the blaze.

His wife Dayana Francisquini, 26, step-daughter Thais, six, and his son Felipe,three, all died in the tragedy.

He told jurors at Lambeth Town Hall: "Everything that I built, everything that I dreamed of was over in three hours... I was expecting my daughter to be alive, at least one of them. But I couldn't find them."

Designer Catherine Hickman, 31, also died, along with Helen Udoaka, 34, and her three-week-old daughter Michelle.

It is understood the fire atthe 14 storey block, was sparked by faulty electrical equipment on the ninth floor.

Camberwell fire inquest hear from family of the dead

The inquest into the deaths of six victims in a Camberwell tower block fire in 2009 will be hearing from the victims' families. Paul Brand is there for ITV News London.


At inquest today into the Camberwell fire which killed six residents of a block of flats in 2009. Expecting to hear from their families.


Rafael Cervi describes losing his wife and two children in the fire, having told his wife to stay in the bathroom where smoke was least.

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