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Is my tower block safe?
« on: 15:52:55, 14/07/17 »

Phil Murphy watched the Grenfell disaster unfold on television from his flat on the eighth floor of a Manchester tower block. The former firefighter immediately decided to check out his own building's safety - and was horrified at what he discovered.

On the morning of 14 June, as he switched on the news, Murphy knew straight away how serious the situation in North Kensington was.

Murphy had joined the fire service at the age of 28. Going into a fire, he remembers, was "absolutely frightening".

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