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Latimer Road fire: Huge fire engulfs west London flats PEOPLE ARE TRAPPED INSIDE LIVE FEED

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Firefighters are tackling a huge fire in a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with eyewitnesses saying the flames have engulfed 24 storeys.

Police were called at 01:16 BST to reports of "a large fire" in the Grenfell Tower block of flats, in the Lancaster West Estate.

The Metropolitan Police said "an evacuation process is under way".

Eyewitnesses say the block of flights in "close to burning through".


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Two hundred firefighters and 40 fire engines are battling a large fire on a west London estate.

At least two people have been injured and flats at Grenfell Tower evacuated.

Footage on social media showed the building engulfed in fire, with flames stretching over a number of floors.


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1 minute ago, Cryptic Mole said:

The whole building is now engulfed. That's incredible! Don't they have sprinkler systems to help keep fires like this under control? I don't think this is a normal fire!

I don't know but if it's not steel it's going to go down, I think. 

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