200 Firefighters Respond to Fire Engulfing London Apartment

200 Firefighters Respond to Fire Engulfing London Apartment

Video Jun 14, 2017

A massive blaze has devastated a 24-story apartment block in west London. At least 200 firefighters and 40 engines were on the scene of a massive fire at Grenfell Tower.

According to a report by The Guardian, at least six people have been killed and 20 others are in critical condition. There were 20 ambulance crews on the scene to care for victims of the fire. 

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