Why no-one heard the Grenfell blogger’s warnings

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When fire engulfed Grenfell Tower nearly six months ago, with the loss of 71 lives, many were astonished that a London tower block could burn so quickly and with such devastating results. But one of the building’s residents foresaw it all too clearly – he just couldn’t find anyone to listen to his warnings.

Last November, on a grey Sunday with the rain drizzling constantly outside his window, a man sat at his computer on the 16th floor of his West London tower block and began to write a blog.

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