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deadly london fire 'unprecedented'


london – through the night and deep into the day, the crackling fire raged, sweeping through apartments, destroying lives, and behaving like an out-of-control inferno from an earlier century, or perhaps from a less affluent part of the world than this one.






london high-rise fire


hundreds of firefighters battled a deadly blaze that raged through a london apartment building overnight






at least 6 dead, 74 injured in massive fire at london high-rise


a deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in london on wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring 74 others. one desperate woman threw a baby out of a high window and a man on the ground managed to catch the child, a witness said. flames from the inferno lit up the...






investigations launched into deadly london fire that killed at least 17 as victi


london firefighters combed through a burned-out public housing tower thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around...






at least 6 dead, 50 hospitalized in massive fire at london high-rise


a deadly night-time fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in london early wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens more. some desperate residents threw their children from high windows, hoping someone on the ground would catch them. police commander stuart cundy said there...






firefighters battle massive blaze in london high-rise; fatalities and injured pe


firefighters are battling a massive fire in an apartment high-rise in london that has left a number of fatalities. commissioner dany cotton called the fire an "unprecedented incident" and said she has never seen anything on this scale in her 29-year career. she said firefighters are still working...






photos: massive fire in london apartment high-rise


firefighters were battling a massive fire in a london apartment high-rise early wednesday morning june 14, 2017. one side of the building appeared to be in flames, and 45 fire engines and 200 firefighters were called to the scene. london medics have treated 15 people for smoke inhalation and taken them to hospitals. the london fire brigade tweeted that the fire involved the second to the top floor of the 27-story building.






stay put? deadly london fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule


a catastrophic blaze at a london apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a counterintuitive safety rule for people in tall buildings.






firefighters battling massive blaze in london high-rise


london (ap) — firefighters were battling a massive fire in a london apartment high-rise early monday morning. one side of the building appeared to be in flames, and 45 fire engines and 200 firefighters were called to the scene. the london fire brigade tweeted that the fire involved the second to the top floor of […]






6 killed, dozens injured in massive london high-rise blaze


london — a deadly night-time fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in london early wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens more. some desperate residents threw their children from high windows, hoping someone on the ground would catch them. police commander stuart cundy said there were six confirmed fatalities, adding that the […]






six dead in ‘unprecedented’ london high-rise fire: ‘the flames, i have never see


a witness described watching a woman drop her baby from the 9th or 10th floor of the building to the strangers below. a man managed to catch the child






london residents demands answers in deadly high-rise blaze


london (ap) — with smoke still swirling around the charred remains of grenfell tower in west london, residents and community leaders demanded to know wednesday how a ferocious fire could have swept through the high-rise apartment block with such speed that it killed at least 12 people. the anger was particularly strong since activists had […]






twelve dead in ‘unprecedented’ london high-rise fire: ‘the flames, i have never


a witness described watching a woman drop her baby from the 9th or 10th floor of the building to the strangers below. a man managed to catch the child






58 people presumed dead in london fire


police warn it will take weeks to recover and identify all the victims of the deadly blaze






6 killed, dozens injured in massive london high-rise blaze


a deadly night-time fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in london early wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring dozens more. some desperate residents threw their children from high windows, hoping someone on the ground would catch them.






6 dead, kids tossed out of windows in london blaze


a deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in london on wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring 74 others, police said. witnesses reported seeing residents throw babies and small children from high windows to people on the sidewalk in a desperate effort to save them from the flames.






at least 12 dead as rescuers search for missing residents in london high-rise fi


through the night and deep into the day, the crackling fire raged, sweeping through apartments and destroying lives like an out-of-control inferno from an earlier century, or perhaps from a less affluent part of the world. but this was london. this was 2017. and wednesday's fire was unlike any...






58 people missing, presumed dead in london high-rise fire


police warn it will take weeks to recover and identify all the victims of the deadly blaze






the latest: ambulances sent to london fire scene


london (ap) — the latest on the london fire (all times local):






probes launched as search continues for london fire victims


london firefighters combed through a burned-out public housing tower thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around the country are safe.






death toll rises to 17 in london tower block fire


fire commissioner says it will be an 'absolute miracle' if any more survivors are found in the london building.






london tower fire: what do we know?


firefighters are battling a huge blaze at a west london high-rise block that houses more than 100 apartments. here is what we know about the fire so far:






stay put? deadly london fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule


a catastrophic blaze at a london apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: if the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don't automatically run for the stairs. stay put and wait for instructions.






17 declared dead as 'grim' search continues for london fire victims


london firefighters combed through a burned-out public housing tower thursday in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around the country are safe.






donald trump jr. criticizes london mayor’s terrorism comments shortly after dead


trump jr. took a break from defending his father's agenda on twitter to weigh in on the deadly terror attack with a knock at london’s muslim mayor






stay put? deadly london fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule


new york (ap) — a catastrophic blaze at a london apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: if the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don’t automatically run for the stairs. stay put and wait for instructions. that’s what residents of london’s 24-story grenfell tower […]






stay put? deadly london fire puts scrutiny on high-rise rule


new york (ap) — a catastrophic blaze at a london apartment tower has brought new scrutiny to a long-accepted, counterintuitive rule for people in tall buildings: if the blaze breaks out elsewhere in the structure, don’t automatically run for the stairs. stay put and wait for instructions. that’s what residents of london’s 24-story grenfell tower […]






nearly $70,000 raised for victims displaced by deadly west oakland fire


in the wake of a deadly fire at an apartment building in west oakland late last month, nearly $70,000 has been raised to help the more than 100 people displaced by the fire, many of whom are mothers with small children, seniors, and people with disabilities. the fundraising totals come in stark contrast to the ghost ship fire, where well-wishers raised more than $2.25 million.






children tossed out of windows in london high-rise blaze


a deadly overnight fire raced through a 24-story apartment tower in london on wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring 74 others, police said. witnesses reported seeing residents throw babies and small children from high windows to people on the sidewalk in a desperate effort to save them from the flames.






london fire toll reaches 30 dead amid warnings the count could still rise


london - the death toll in the london fire disaster rose to 30 on friday as relatives and friends expanded frantic searches for missing loved ones amid warnings that the full extent of the tragedy still remains to be tallied.






blaze turns fatal at london's grenfell tower, with dozens sent to hospitals


people died in a massive fire that raced through a high-rise apartment building in west london early wednesday, london's fire commissioner said, though she could not say how many. at least 50 people were sent to hospitals. flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the 24-story grenfell...






at least 6 dead, 50 hospitalized in massive fire at london high-rise


london's metropolitan police say six people have died in the devastating fire that engulfed a west london apartment block. police say the number is expected to rise. police commander stuart cundy says he can "confirm six fatalities at this time but this figure is likely to rise during what will...






the latest: residents being evacuated from burning london skyscraper


metropolitan police in london say they're continuing to evacuate people from a massive apartment fire in west london.






unknown number killed in massive london high-rise blaze


people died in a massive fire that raced through a high-rise apartment building in west london early wednesday, london's fire commissioner said, though she could not say how many. at least 30 people were sent to hospitals.






the latest: uk royals hold london fire minute of silence


the latest on the london high-rise fire (all times local):