Death toll reaches 30 after Grenfell Tower fire, say police

At least 30 people have died in the Grenfell Tower fire, police have revealed.

Friday, 16th June 2017, 12:35 pm
Updated Wednesday, 21st June 2017, 2:19 pm
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Metropolitan Police commander Stuart Cundy confirmed the death toll as he spoke near the scene of the devastating blaze in west London on Friday.

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"I'm able to say at this point in time at least 30 people have died as a result of this fire," he said.

Mr Cundy said the victims included one person who had died in hospital.

"There is nothing to suggest at this time that the fire was started deliberately," he added.