london - In the night of Tuesday, residents asked for help with flashlights and mobile phones in a burning London apartment on Wednesday. This reported eyewitnesses around the high flat in west London.
There would also be people in panic with windows shouting for help. According to British media, hundreds of people were put in safety, but nothing of a 'significant number of people' is known. Thirty people have been taken to hospital for treatment.
About two hundred firemen fight the fire. The fire would be expanded over almost the entire building over a quarter of a second from the second floor. Residents said the fire alarm was not gone. The firefighter fears that the apartment building collapses.
The surrounding area of the burning building, the Grenfell Tower, has been sold. Schools nearby will be closed Wednesday. According to the education institutions concerned, the situation is developing. In the fire-devastated Grenfell Tower many families would have lived.