Insurers review premiums on high-rises after Grenfell fire

LONDON (Reuters) – Insurers are considering raising premiums for tall buildings in Britain with flammable cladding panels and no sprinklers or even excluding related risks following the Grenfell fire in London earlier this year.

FILE PHOTO: The burnt out remains of the Grenfell apartment tower are seen in North Kensington, London, Britain, June 18, 2017. REUTERS/Neil Hall/File Photo

Inquiries into the tragedy, which killed up to 80 people in the 24-storey social housing block in June, are expected to take several years, but property insurers are not waiting for that, or for subsequent changes to the

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