LONDON — Firefighters battled a massive fire and evacuated residents from a burning 27-floor high-rise apartment building in west London early Wednesday morning. Flames shot from windows all the way up the side of the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington as firefighters battled the blaze, and a plume of smoke could be seen for several miles.Just before 3 a.m., Danny Cotton, Commissioner of the London Fire Brigade, confirmed that there had been “a number of fatalities.”Several hours later, it was announced that six people were confirmed to have died, but that number was expected to rise, according to The BBC.She called it an “unprecedented incident” unlike anything she had seen in her 29-year career as a firefighter. Eyewitnesses reported seeing lights – believed to… Next »
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