World Grenfell Tower Fire Deaths: 58 People Missing And Presumed Dead

23:10  17 june  2017
23:10  17 june  2017 Source:   Huffington Post UK

Adele visits Grenfell Tower after horrific fire

  Adele visits Grenfell Tower after horrific fire Adele at Grenfell Tower via FourMee's Instagram (c) Adele has paid an emotional visit to Grenfell Tower in London after a fire tore apart the building, killing and injuring several residents on Wednesday (06.14.17). tonight."The 29-year-old singer was spotted at the vigil being held for the 12 people who are confirmed to be dead at the time of writing, when a faulty fridge exploded inside the 27-storey apartment building and set the entire block ablaze in just 15 minutes.

At least fifty - eight people are missing and presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower disaster, the Metropolitan Police has confirmed. [READ MORE: 11 Questions The Public Inquiry Must Answer]. Grenfell Tower : The Missing .

On Wednesday, the Grenfell apartment tower caught fire , the cause of which has not been established yet.

  Grenfell Tower Fire Deaths: 58 People Missing And Presumed Dead © PA 58 people are missing and presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower disaster, Commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan Police said.

“The fire has been truly horrific, and for me this is just a human tragedy,” Commander Cundy told reporters in west London on Saturday.

  Grenfell Tower Fire Deaths: 58 People Missing And Presumed Dead © PA “Yesterday afternoon, following expert advice... we had to pause that search and recovery. I am pleased to say that as of this afternoon, we are now back in Grenfell Tower.

“We’ve worked tirelessly to deal with the huge number of calls to our casualty bureau. Over 6,000 calls have been received into centres up and down the United Kingdom.

“We’ve worked tirelessly to determine the number of people who were in Grenfell Tower on the night and that at this point in time we are unable to say whether they are safe or well.

Lily Allen offers victims of high-rise apartment building blaze a 'bed and tea'

  Lily Allen offers victims of high-rise apartment building blaze a 'bed and tea' Lily Allen has reached out to victims of a huge fire in a west London apartment block, offering them food and a place to stay .The singer responded after being woken by sirens in the early hours of Wednesday morning to discover the 27-storey Grenfell Tower apartment block in north Kensington, London was ablaze. Residents were reportedly trapped in the upper floors of the tower block, which houses over 100 families, located just minutes away from the singer's home in London's Notting Hill.

Fifty - eight people are " missing and presumed dead " following the fire at Grenfell Tower , police have confirmed. Tributes and missing posters have been left on a wall near Latimer Road, close to Grenfell Tower Credit: David Mirzoeff/PA.

LONDON -- U.K. police say the 58 people who were in Grenfell Tower when a deadly fire broke out are still missing and presumed dead . Cundy said there may have been people in the tower that police are not aware of, which would add to the death toll.

  Grenfell Tower Fire Deaths: 58 People Missing And Presumed Dead © AFP “Sadly at this time there are 58 people who we have been told were in Grenfell Tower on the night that are missing and therefore sadly I have to assume they are dead.”

Commander Cundy said 52 families were being supported by liaison officers.

  Grenfell Tower Fire Deaths: 58 People Missing And Presumed Dead © Reuters

The number 58 may change, he added. “There may be other people who were in there on the night, that others were not aware,” he said.

Grenfell: 60 high-rises fail fire safety tests .
Sixty high-rise buildings in 25 local authorities have failed fire cladding safety tests carried out in the wake of the Grenfell blaze, the Government has said. The figure amounts to a 100% failure rate as all buildings that were inspected have failed, according to the Department for Communities.The number rose from 34 tower blocks in 17 local authorities - and hundreds more authorities have yet to be tested.Officials are conducting inspections across the country after at least 79 people are believed to have been killed in the Grenfell Tower fire in London this month.

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