Fire services reassure tenants following deadly flat fire

Fire services across the Midlands are reassuring tenants living in high rise buildings following a deadly fire in a tower block in West London, which claimed the lives of at least 12 people.

More than 70 people were treated in hospital following the fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington.

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Report: People come together to help victims of tower block fire

The Prime Minister has announced there will be a public enquiry into the fire that has claimed lives and destroyed a tower block in North West London on Tuesday night.

The neighbourhood has been overwhelmed with donations of food, clothing and other essentials for the dozens of families made homeless. Callum Watkinson has been speaking to two men from our region who felt they had to go and help.

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Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue reassure tower block residents

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Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have been visiting residents in three tower blocks across Lincoln to reassure residents following the tower block fire disaster in London.

They've also been continuing with their regular training, which involves ensuring fire officers are familiar with the insides of buildings.

Simon York, Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue Service:


London tower block fire: Emergency number for concerned relatives

30 people have been taken to five hospitals following the blaze Credit: ITV News

More than 200 firefighters have been tackling a huge fire which has consumed almost an entire block of flats near White City, west London.

People are reportedly trapped in a burning tower and the cause of the blaze is not known at this stage.

An emergency number has been set up for anyone concerned about friends and family, which people can contact on:

  • 0800 961 233
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