In case of fire in a residential building in London, several people were injured
As a result of a fire in a 27-storey building in West London has injured at least two people, CNN reports. The fire started around 1:30 local time (3:30 GMT) on the second floor of the high-rise apartment Grenfell Tower and spread to the upper floor of the house.
To the scene sent to 40 fire engines, 20 ambulances and 200 rescue workers. According to the AP, the number of victims reaches 15 people, all of them were hospitalized with symptoms of poisoning smoke.
Currently, out of the building trying to evacuate all the tenants. Eyewitnesses say they saw in the Windows of the top floors of people’s homes, screaming for help.
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It is also reported that several residents jumped out of Windows trying to escape. Local authorities fear that the block could collapse. To extinguish the fire can’t are already for more than two hours. The cause of the fire is not yet known. The mayor of London Sadiq Khan called the fire a major incident.