Grenfell Tower fire survivors 'owe lives to chance'
People who escaped Grenfell Tower owe their lives primarily to chance rather than risk assessment and contingency planning, a public inquiry has heard.
Danny Friedman QC, representing some of the survivors, said his clients had come to the inquiry in a "calm rage".
No-one has yet accepted any responsibility for their part in what happened, he said.
The inquiry into last year's fire in west London, which caused 72 deaths, is at the start of a fact-finding stage.
In an opening speech, Mr Friedman said Kensington Council had instigated and overseen a refurbishment of the tower block... read more
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