Grenfell Tower block fire in London

At least six people have died after a huge fire raged through the night at a west London 24-storey tower block, and police expect that number to rise.
Eyewitnesses described people trapped in the burning Grenfell Tower, in north Kensington, screaming for help and yelling for their children to be saved.
Firefighters, who rescued many people, were called at 00:54 BST and are still trying to put out the fire.
Police say there may still be people in the building who are unaccounted for.
During the night, eyewitnesses said they saw lights – thought to be mobile phones or torches – flashing at the top of the block of flats, and trapped residents coming to their windows – some holding children.
It is understood that “several hundred” people would have been in the block when the fire broke out shortly after midnight, most of them sleeping. Met Police confirms six people have died with figure ‘likely to rise’
More than 70 people treated at five London hospitals, 20 in critical care
Fire reported at Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road at 00:54 BST
Forty fire engines, and around 200 firefighters tackle blaze; cause unknown….please remember the families in your prayers and those who have lost their loved ones in the inferno

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