Hundreds of households to be evacuated in wake of London tower fire

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This evening it was confirmed that 800 households are to be evacuated from a council estate in north London in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place.

"It's vital for all of London's residents who live in high-rise buildings, that we learn from investigations into what caused and exacerbated the tragic fire at Grenfell Tower".

It came as four more victims of Grenfell Tower were formally identified, taking the known victims of the fire to nine.

She said: "At the end of today, they told us they could not guarantee our residents' safety in those blocks and so I have made the really really hard decision to move the people living there into temporary accommodation while we do the urgent works to guarantee safety". We will also be working with residents to test white goods (PAT testing), assessing fire doors in properties and we will be providing fire safety advice to residents.

The council is encouraging residents to stay with friends and family, but promised to provide temporary accommodations, if that weren't possible.

Teacher Kim Price, who lives in Blashford tower with her 14-year-old son, added: "I really don't know what to do, I'm so scared right now".

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The Chalcots estate has five tower blocks - four 22 storey blocks and one 18 storey block.

'Last night the Chief Executive and I led a public meeting to listen to the concerns held by residents of the Chalcots estate. "We are looking at all health and safety and fire safety offenses, and we are reviewing every company at the moment involved in the building and refurbishment of Grenfell Tower".

London police are considering filing manslaughter charges related to the fire at a west London apartment tower that killed at least 79 people.

Buildings in London, Manchester and Plymouth are among those where problem cladding has been identified.

Police says 79 people are either dead or missing and presumed dead in the blaze, although that number may change. "We did our best I promise". The cladding is being studied amid fears that the panels fueled the fire in the 24-story building that was engulfed in less than an hour. Premier Inn said Friday it had "concerns" about the material used on some of its buildings, though it is different from the type used at Grenfell Tower.

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