21 May 2018

The man who predicted the Grenfell Tower fire: first in-depth interview

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Eddie Daffarn wrote a blog post predicting the Grenfell fire seven months before it happened. He lived on the 16th floor and spoke to Channel 4 News in his first in-depth interview.

Eddie Daffarn wrote a blog post predicting the Grenfell Tower fire seven months before it happened. He lived on the 16th floor of the London tower.

Those who survived the fire will also be heard later in the inquiry. One person whose evidence will be closely listened to is that of Eddie Daffarn. An activist in the tower, his Grenfell Action blog warned of the tower’s mismanagement and neglect.

Shockingly, he warned seven months before the disaster that it would take a fire in a tower block like Grenfell to bring the negligent guilty to book.