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Fire bosses say they will learn from the Grenfell Tower tragedy

Becci Bryant - Staffordshire's Chief Fire Officer

Fire bosses in Staffordshire say they are taking the findings of the report which was published yesterday (Wednesday) into the Grenfell Tower tragedy 'very seriously'.

Rebecca Bryant, Chief Fire Officer, said: "The thoughts of everyone within Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service are with all of those affected by the Grenfell tower fire.

"The release of this report and the recommendations within it will be thoroughly examined by our teams in order to ensure that all of the learning informs our approach in dealing with this type of incident.

"Locally Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service is actively encouraging building owners to fit sprinklers into high rise buildings as part of our Community Sprinkler Project.

"This project aims to see sprinklers fitted into all residential buildings over four floors in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent by 2026. Through this continued effort we now have seen sprinklers retro fitted or being fitted into 11 buildings with a commitment from a further 19 buildings."

London Fire Brigade was criticised in the report for it's response to the tragedy.

Survivors and bereaved relatives of the Grenfell Tower disaster have called for the head of London Fire Brigade to resign. 

Dany Cotton says she won't and insists they're learning.

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