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After deadly London fire, Marriott reviewing material used on Harbor East hotel

After deadly London fire, Marriott reviewing material used on Harbor East hotel

Marriott International and city officials say they are reviewing the cladding on the outside of the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront hotel — cladding its manufacturer says is made of the same material that accelerated a deadly London apartment building fire four weeks ago.

The reviews were prompted by the June 14 fire at Grenfell Tower in London, where more than 80 people died. Investigators blamed the fire's quick spread, in part, on material called Reynobond PE used in the cladding panels.

The manufacturer says cladding with Reynobond PE was used on the Baltimore building as well.

Arconic, the manufacturer, on its website points to Marriott as an example of a project that...

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