ACM cladding implicated in Australian tower fire

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Melbourne fire chief says there was evidence of external fire spread

ACM cladding is being blamed for a fire at a 43-storey tower block in Melbourne.

According to the ABC the Metropolitan Fire Brigade chief officer Dan Stephens said firefighters believed the building was clad with similar materials as Grenfell Tower.

Stephens said: “My understanding is that the building is clad with aluminium composite materials (ACM) … so the sort of cladding that was on the Grenfell Tower.

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