US News Grenfell Tower Fire Deaths: 58 People Missing And Presumed Dead

18:15  17 june  2017
18:15  17 june  2017 Source:   Huffington Post UK

Grenfell Tower Fire Deaths: 58 People Missing And Presumed Dead

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

Fifty - eight people are still missing after the Grenfell Tower fire and are presumed dead , police say. Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said the figure included the previous death toll of 30. He told reporters on Saturday: "The current number of fatalities is at least 30.

58 ' missing and presumed dead '. Fifty - eight people are missing and presumed dead in the Grenfell Tower disaster, commander Stuart Cundy of the Metropolitan police has said.

  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.

'Indescribable' damage inside Grenfell revealed

  'Indescribable' damage inside Grenfell revealed Footage has been released which shows the "indescribable" damage caused by the Grenfell Tower blaze. The images, released by the Metropolitan Police, reveal how entire flats were gutted in the fire on Wednesday morning - with rubble strewn across floors.Burnt objects including baths, ovens, washing machines, and what looks to be an exercise bike, can be made out in the footage, filmed in one of the few rooms safe enough for specialist crews to access following the blaze.

The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate in Latimer Road was reported at 01:16 local time. He declined to give any details of the number of people who may be missing . RELATED STORIES. 6 dead in London tower fire , toll may rise.

Seventeen people have so far been confirmed dead as the fire service continues a room by room search, with six bodies removed and 11 still to be retrieved. :: Grenfell Tower fire : Appeals to find missing residents.

“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.

  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.

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