Channel 4 Grenfell documentary slammed for blaming firefighters for deaths

Ceren Sagir - 18 February 2019

A firefighter investigates a floor after a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower, in June 2017

A TV programme shifting the blame of the Grenfell Tower blaze onto firefighters rather than government failures was lambasted by the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) today.

The Channel 4 Dispatches programme titled Grenfell: Did the Fire Brigade Fail? airs tonight.

It accuses the London Fire Brigade (LFB) of relying on claims about the blaze in June 2017 being “unprecedented” to avoid being challenged over their “failure” to learn from previous fires... See more