The death toll in the fire of high-rise in London has risen to 17 people

The number of victims of a fire in a London high-rise has risen to 17 people. On Thursday, June 15, said the police of the British capital, reports Reuters.

The guards said that in hospitals there are 37 people, 17 of them in serious condition.

Earlier it was reported about 12 dead.

On the night of 14 June in a residential 24-storey building began a strong fire. Arrived at the scene 40 firefighters calculations. According to RIA Novosti, the upper floors of high-rise buildings continue to smoke. The British authorities promised a thorough investigation into the incident.