⚠️Tragic news

Reading fire: Blaze DESTROYS block of flats - at least one dead | UK | News | Express.co.uk express.co.uk/news/uk/153634…
⚠️ Breaking News - #majorfire ⚠️

One person has died & several others remain unaccounted for following a fire at a four-storey block of flats

Thames Valley Police said a 31-year-old man had been arrested on suspicion of arson & murder & was in custody

⚠️ Update #ReadingFire @TVP_Reading official incident reports on social media
⚠️ ReadingFire ⚠️

Male suspect held on suspicion of arson and murder, one confirmed dead & others unaccounted for.

⚠️ #ReadingFire ⚠️

Footage from the #major fire in Groveland Road - sadly reports of one fatality & others missing.
⚠️ #ReadingFire - #fatalincident

Alternative footage from sene earlier this morning.
⚠️ #ReadingFire - #FatalIncident

One of the first images of the fire in Rowe Court - Grovelands Rd

Sad news of one fatality & others unaccounted for.
⚠️ #ReadingFire - #FatalIncident

Before & after images indicates timber frame type construction with brick, tile & timber cladding

Are @GOVUK experts wrong to dismiss buildings under 18m post #grenfell

Are timber lobbyists putting profit before lives

Dm for expert comment ImageImageImageImage
⚠️ #Readingfire - #FatalIncident

Last year we tackled the timber lobbyist on timber frame and structural timber buildings

Do we have another #BuildingSafetyCrisis looming in the shadows of highrise or builds under 18m

@GOVUK may be uncomfortable with today’s headlines!
⚠️#ReadingFire - #IncidentUpdate

Sad news updates as one confirmed dead & multiple persons unaccounted may not have survived the reported #explosion & resultant fire.

⚠️ #ReadingFire - Update

Police confirm one dead and two missing, sadly those unaccounted for are unlikely to have survived.

Person is being held under suspicion of Arson and Murder.


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Tragic news again this morning with reports of 27 Feared Dead in #OsakaFire mental health clinic.

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⚠️ Up-Date - #OsakaFire

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⚠️ Breaking News ⚠️

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Press DM for fire expert comments
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Astonishing footage

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More footage & details on the #ChinaFire in a highrise block

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