Council open a book of condolence for fire victims

Harlow Council is to open a book of condolence at the Civic Centre tomorrow so that people can pay its respects to the family who lost their lives in the recent fire at Barn Mead.

Sabah Usmani, her eldest daughter and three sons, all died in the fire early on Monday morning. Three year old Maheen Shakoor is still in a critical condition at Broomfield Hospital in Chelmsford

Councillor Mark Wilkinson, Leader of Harlow Council, said:

"We know how hard this tragedy has hit the local community. This is a time when people want to show those affected that they are thinking of them and pay their respects to those who have lost their lives."