Building materials under scrutiny in London fire investigation


LONDON -- The British government Sunday scrambled to contain political fallout from the London high-rise inferno that has claimed at least 58 lives as officials focused on building materials that may have spread the fire quickly.

The cause of Wednesday"s blaze is still under investigation, but anger has mounted in the community amid reports that exterior paneling used in an extensive renovation completed last year may have been banned by U.K. rules.

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