Roofer At Fault For £3.7M Pub Blaze, Insurer Says

Law360, London (March 29, 2019, 12:05 PM GMT) -- An  insurer has claimed that a roofing company lost any chance at being indemnified for a £3.7 million ($4.85 million) fire at a country pub when it failed to spot and remove flammable materials before beginning work on the building's roof.

Tokio Marine Kiln has argued in a recent filing at the High Court in London that Breckland Roofing Ltd. failed to adequately inspect the area around the roof of The Stag Restaurant, in the Norfolk town of Attleborough, and did not prevent potentially combustible areas from igniting. 

Instead of conducting routine checks throughout the project, Breckland last inspected the roof two months before fire ripped through...

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