Lakanal House blaze verdicts

The verdicts have been returned in the inquests into the deaths of six people killed in a huge tower block fire at Lakanal House in Camberwell, south east London, in July 2009.

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Lakanal House inquest: full report

Six people died when a tower block in Camberwell went up in flames in 2009.

Today, an inquest was told that lives could have been saved that day at Lakanal House.

The Jury found that Southwark Council had 'numerous opportunities' to carry out fire safety checks inside the building.

The London fire brigade was also criticised for the advice they gave to those trapped inside the flats, and for being 'unfamiliar' with the layout of the block.Paul Brand and Ronke Phillips have our two reports.

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