A fire has broken out in a tower block in west London with fears that people are trapped in their homes. The fire in the 24-storey Grenfell Tower on Latimer Road near Notting Hill started in the early hours of Wednesday morning.
At least 200 firefighters and 40 engines on the scene of a huge fire at Grenfell Tower in Latimer Road, near Notting Hill, in West LondonFull story on Grenfell Tower fire. The London Fire Brigade said on Twitter they were responding to a fire on the Lancaster West Estate after multiple calls. Two hundred fire fighters were at the scene along with forty engines that were called at just after 12.50am.
In a statement on Facebook, assistant commissioner Dan Daly said: “Firefighters wearing breathing apparatus are working extremely hard in very difficult conditions to tackle this fire. This is a large and very serious incident and we have deployed numerous resources and specialist appliances.”
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