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First footage from inside Grenfell Tower fire shown to inquiry

The Grenfell Tower public inquiry has been played footage of the moment firefighters entered the flat where the deadly inferno began.Crew manager Batterbee and his colleague firefighter Brown, both from the North Kensington station, entered flat 16 on the fourth floor of the west London block by breaking down the door at about 1.07am on June 14 last year. The crew could be seen entering a smoke-clogged corridor and rooting through the flat, before a bright yellow glow can be seen in the kitchen.”The yellow glow that you can see is the fire,” the expert said.Firefighters can be seen spraying liquid at the fire, which was put out in the flat itself at 1.20am. A firefighter opens the door to flat 16 Thermal imaging camera footage was played to the inquiry on Tuesday during a presentation by Professor Niamh Nic Daeid, the director of the Leverhulme Research Centre for Forensic Science at the University of Dundee, who was explaining the origins of the fire and its spread. Bodycam footage shows the burning cladding Bodycam footage shows the burning cladding Want the best of The Telegraph direct to your email and WhatsApp? Sign up to our free twice-daily  Front Page newsletter and new  audio briefings. A firefighter opens the door to flat 16 A split-screen was used to show mobile phone footage of the flame beginning to spread up the outside of the building at the same time. read more

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