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30 days of human comms #11: London Fire Brigade remember the Kings Cross fire

19 Nov 17

Thirty years before Grenfell Tower there was another fire in London that cast a long shadow over the capital.

More than 30 people were killed at Kings Cross after debris that had gathered under a wooden escalator caught light. Amazingly, in today’s terms, back then you could still smoke underground. The fire changed fire safety and a long list of changes followed. It’s worth remembering that for some these changes are ‘red tape…


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