Firefighters battle massive blaze in London high-rise

Photographs from the scene show huge flames eating most of the block while lights are on in many windows. Residents say it appeared to start in an apartment on a lower floor and spread upward quickly. "It's so heartbreaking, I've seen someone flashing their torches at the top level and they obviously can't get out". Many people are injured and they are treated and some taken to the hospital by Ambulance.

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Massive fire engulfs London apartment block, claims lives

Massive fire engulfs London apartment block, claims lives

Forty fire engines were deployed to the scene and hours after the fire broke out, a plume of smoke was seen from miles away. "In my 29 years of firefighting I have seen nothing of this scale", Cotton said . They said official advice in the event of a fire had been to stay inside. Residents had already fled the block and been treated by paramedics. London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a statement on Twitter that it was a "major incident".

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