‘Stay in Your Property’ - revenge for London Bridge attack?
is becoming clear from witness accounts is that this fire went from
the outside to the inside (not an exploding fridge) and that the
police or firefighters told residents to stay in hteir places when
there was a window of opportunity for people to escape.
is a regular feature in recent disasters that when communities come
together to help each other they get warned off by the authorities.
are allowed to die when they might otherwise have lived.
is coming close to being characterised as an act of state-sponsored
Resident: As the Building Burned, Police Told Families to ‘Stay in
the dust clears from the Grenfell
Tower inferno, residents are begins to tell their personal
stories – some of them are truly shocking.
local female resident described how police were pushing residents
away who were trying to help families escape the burning building –
while emergency services were simultaneously instructing residents by
telephone who trapped inside their flats to ‘Stay
in your property.’
Potentially an even more controversial component of this video; the
woman in this emotionally-charged TV interview also went on to
suggest that other residents feel that – either through
the fire or the Fire Brigade and
botched rescue effort – was somehow “revenge” for
the Muslim residents of the building in retaliation for the
recent London Bridge Attacks.