Police Raise Death Tool after Massive Building Fire in London

Time: 8:45 a.m. CEST Update: 13:15 p.m. CEST; 18:32 p.m. CEST

Fire chief reports about “number of fatalities” in the massive fire in London block, but cause it is yet unknown, BBC says about the blaze.  

London police raise number of people who died in the fire that happened at the building in west London, the Associated Press reports on Twitter.

More than 60 people, among 20 in critical condition are taken into hospitals after a massive fire engulfed a building in west London. BBC News reports that firefighters are still fighting the blaze at Grenfell Tower and fear exist that whole 24-storey block could collapse.

Some residents of the building managed to escape, but other are still trapped inside the higher floors in the building with 120 flats. The building was repaired last year, but local organization warned on potential threats of fire and poor access for the emergency vehicles.


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