The Grenfell fire shocked the world, but in Australia it brought back memories of the Lacrosse Tower fire in Melbourne in 2014.
“In my career, I’ve never seen anything like it” confesses Adam Dalrymple one of the firefighters who fought the blaze.
Although miraculously nobody died in the Lacrosse fire, the cause of it and Grenfell were one of the same: aluminium cladding with flammable polyethylene core
With everyone having someone else to point the finger at, Combustible provides an insight into the cause of these horrific blazes, the failures of regulation and scandalous under-investment of public funds. An important, sobering film.
Watch Combustible on Friday the 19th January at 9.00pm.