Firefighters are battling a huge blaze at a west London high-rise block that houses more than 100 apartments. (Reuters) 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: WHAT HAPPENED? Reports of a fire at Grenfell Tower in North Kensington, west London, came in just before 1 AM on Wednesday. The first fire crews arrived at the scene within minutes, and the London Fire Brigade soon declared it a major incident. The brigade sent 45 fire engines and over 200 firefighters to the scene. Residents say the blaze appeared to start in an apartment on a lower floor and spread upward rapidly. The block was covered in thick black smoke and… Next »
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