Published on 20 Jul 2017

Brother of Grenfell victim: ‘stay put’ fire policy should have been abandoned earlier

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

The brother of the first named victim of the Grenfell Tower fire says the fire brigade should have abandoned their “stay put” policy much earlier. Omar Al Haj-Ali and his brother Mohammed – both refugees from Syria – were told to stay put three times before deciding to flee, but only Omar made it out alive.