Roofing Co. Tells Insurer It Did Not Spark £3.7M Pub Blaze

Law360, London (May 3, 2019, 1:00 PM BST) -- A roofing company has denied claims by its insurer that it failed to prevent a blaze that tore through an English pub and caused £3.7 million ($4.8 million) of damage, according to documents filed at a London court.

Breckland Roofing Ltd. said in a defense at the High Court that its laborers carried out daily inspections to spot and remove flammable materials at The Stag bar and restaurant, in the eastern country of Norfolk, before it caught fire in February 2018.

“Suitable control measures to limit the risk of fire were formulated and in place at the time of the fire,”...

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