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All Tall Apartments In Ireland Will Undergo New Fire Safety Checks After Grenfell Blaze Fears

By Sarah

June 28, 2017 at 10:12am


All residential buildings over six storeys high in Ireland are to undergo new fire safety tests after fears of a blaze outbreak similar to Grenfell Tower.

The Irish Examiner reports that Housing Minister Eoghan Murphy has confirmed the tests will be carried out, with some already underway.

A new task force has also been established to carry out the safety assessments, and consists of senior representatives from national and local government as well as Dublin's Chief Fire Officer.

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