Seems like yesterday, but it is around 40 years ago. To think that in 1981, 40 years ago would have been 1941. As with many Amazon review, I have no idea why people are thinking this deserves a negative review. Wrong side of history, to put it mildly. Have a look at yourself, think for yourself.
Fair and balanced account of the events of that time, as far as I can tell. I think the lack of a definitive verdict regarding the New Cross fire is down to limitations of technology and other factors that the film explores.
I lived a 5 minute walk from the fire site for 6 years, some 30 years later. That does not mean I'm special, but it does mean that this series has provide some insights into the experiences of my neighbours.