Grenfell Tower: Hotpoint fridge freezer started fire, say police


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The Grenfell Tower fire in London started in a faulty fridge freezer, and outside cladding failed safety tests, police say.

Insulation on the building also failed tests and the Metropolitan Police will consider manslaughter charges.

Seventy-nine people are missing or presumed dead after the blaze destroyed 150 homes in the Kensington tower block.

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