London: Massive fire breaks out in 27-storey apartment, several feared trapped

London [U.K.], June 14 (ANI): A massive fire engulfed a block of flats at the Lancaster West Estate in London's North Kensington, with people reportedly trapped inside.
40 fire engines and 200 firefighters are battling the blaze at the tower block, a 27-storey building in Latimer Road in White City, confirmed the London Fire brigade.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">40 fire engines & 200 firefighters have been called to the Lancaster West Estate tower block fire <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NorthKensington?src=hash">#NorthKensington</a> <a href="https://t.co/SmtWbgGpSg">https://t.co/SmtWbgGpSg</a> <a href="https://t.co/H4qgGmh52Y">pic.twitter.com/H4qgGmh52Y</a></p>&mdash; London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) <a href="https://twitter.com/LondonFire/status/874805846752059392">June 14, 2017</a></blockquote>
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"Crews continue to work hard at tower block fire in #NorthKensington Fire is from 2nd to top floor of 27 storey building," said the brigade.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">Crews continue to work hard at tower block fire in <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/NorthKensington?src=hash">#NorthKensington</a> Fire is from 2nd to top floor of 27 storey building <a href="https://t.co/lAwhZl6Jf3">pic.twitter.com/lAwhZl6Jf3</a></p>&mdash; London Fire Brigade (@LondonFire) <a href="https://twitter.com/LondonFire/status/874812984815693824">June 14, 2017</a></blockquote>
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The police said two people were being treated at the scene for smoke inhalation, but reports from the scene suggest people are trapped inside their homes. More than 200 people live in the block.
Further details are awaited. (ANI)

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