The Grenfell Tower Fire – What will it teach us?

On 14th June the Grenfell Tower fire in London killed at least 79 people. A faulty fridge freezer sparked the fire. The exterior cladding and insulation on the tower have been blamed for accelerating the fire’s spread. Non-existent fire protection…

Jakarta high rise fire adds to the current flammable cladding debate

Jakarta high rise fire adds to the current flammable cladding debate. It’s happened in France, Australia and now it looks like it’s happened in Jakarta. Fire has spread externally by means of flammable cladding on the outside of a building.…

Fire report into fire spread because of non-compliant cladding

A recent fire in Melbourne, Australia, has called into doubt the safety of many high-rise buildings. These building will now need to be inspected, after a report into a spectacular fire in the Docklands area exposed the use of a…

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