London fire: Multiple fatalities confirmed


LONDON – At least six people were confirmed dead but number is expected to rise further, Metropolitan Police tweeted.

“I can confirm six fatalities at this time but this figure is likely to rise during what will be a complex recovery operation over a number of days. Many others are receiving medical care. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy, said in a statement.

“Our thoughts are with everyone involved in this truly shocking fire at Grenfell Tower”, Commander Stuart Cundy added.

If concerned about a loved one or if they’ve been found safe, call Casualty Bureau on 0800 0961 233.

According to reports, the fire incident was due to a faulty refrigerator and fire is believed to have started from the fourth floor of the building.

London Fire commissioner Dany Cotton confirmed that there are multiple casualties in a massive fire in an apartment block in West London Grenfell Tower that occurred this morning.


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