Four more Grenfell Tower victims identified

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Camden Council initially said just some 161 households in the Taplow building on the estate were being "temporarily decanted" to allow up to four weeks of work to be done to the building.

The move comes as a vast operation is under way across the United Kingdom to identify buildings with cladding like that used on the Grenfell Tower fire in north Kensington where a fire killed at least 79 people.

Leader of Camden Council, Georgia Gould, said: "Whilst we are clear that our cladding design and insulation significantly differs to that at Grenfell Tower, the external cladding panels did not satisfy our independent laboratory testing or the high standards we set for contractors".

In a statement on Friday evening Ms Gould said firefighters and council officials had inspected the estate on Friday.

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"The Grenfell fire changes everything - we need to do everything we can to keep residents safe". They will be moved to temporary housing, which includes hotels and homes of friends and family.

The panels were apparently produced in different grades making it different to identify precisely which material may have been used in specific cases, she said.

The U.K. government has issued an order for an immediate examination of all such units in order to determine whether or not they pose a fire risk as well.

A view of Burnham residential tower on the Chalcots Estate showing the bottom section of the building after cladding was removed, in the borough of Camden, north London, Thursday, June 22, 2017. I don't know where we are going to go.

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"The council, Mersey Fire and Rescue Service and the city's housing associations are co-ordinating a comprehensive programme of assessments and inspections and we will be meeting again in a fortnight to look at the next steps".

Camden is one of the councils in England which has learned that combustible cladding has been placed on buildings during renovation projects, though they also had fire-resistant cladding.

Hotpoint said Friday that "words can not express our sorrow at this bad tragedy" and added it was working with authorities to examine the appliance. At least 79 people died in the June 14 fire, which engulfed the building so quickly overnight that firefighters were unable to reach numerous victims.

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

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The police said it will consider manslaughter, health and safety and fire safety charges. Premier Inn said Friday it had "concerns" about the material on some of its buildings, though it is different to the type used on Grenfell. "We did our best I promise".

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