Council faces questions after fire engulfs tower block

By Hiba Mahamadi | 14 June 2017

Kensington & Chelsea RLBC previously dismissed concerns a serious fire would break out at the tower block engulfed by flames, according to a local activist group.

The fire broke out at the 24-storey Grenfell Tower in West London at 1am on Wednesday.
There have been a number of fatalities and 50 people have been taken to hospital, the London Ambulance Service has confirmed.
More than 200 firefighters and 40 fire engines have been sent to the scene, according to the London Fire Brigade.

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