This video from Britain says about itself:
Grenfell Firefighter – Lack of Equipment
27 June 2017
Firefighter Lucy Masoud tells that they don’t have firehoses that can reach past 8th floor in an area of high-rise buildings. A platform borrowed from Surrey allowed them to reach the 11th floor.
From daily The Morning Star in Britain:
Social apartheid ‘is down to the Tories’
Monday 23rd October 2017
Abbott blames government misrule for Grenfell
The shadow home secretary told the Stand Up to Racism (SUtR) annual conference that government policies on public-sector spending, housing and welfare are dividing communities.
She pledged to put anti-racism at the heart of a Labour government’s agenda, storming: “We cannot allow the politics of hate to prevail.”
She said Grenfell was “a symbol of this country’s failures,” adding that MPs should be “dragged from the House of Commons to look at that building and be made to see and understand that the decisions they made have led to what took place on June 14.”
She praised the solidarity shown when Jewish people stood alongside Muslims after the Finsbury Park mosque terror attack earlier this year, with synagogues opening their doors to the shaken Muslim community.
Ms West tore into the government for its “cruelty” in attempting to block the Dubs amendment to the Immigration Act which allows unaccompanied children in Calais safe passage to Britain for sanctuary and reunion with their settled relatives.
The role of SUtR and the movement outside Parliament is important in the fight against racism, she added.
“What you do strengthens the arm of MPs in challenging bigotry,” Ms West told conference.
David Rosenberg, whose family fought against Oswald Mosley’s Blackshirts at Cable Street, spoke about a rise in anti-semitism. He said abusive language has changed from being about “Jews and money” to racists openly speaking about “Hitler, the Holocaust and gas ovens.”
He warned against turning a blind eye against anti-Jewish bigotry.
A Wall Street Journal investigation found that building paneling similar to those under investigation in the deadly Grenfell Tower fire in London is in use in structures across the U.S.