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Occupants Evacuated from London High-Rise Fire

Fire on 12th floor of 20-story high-rise     LONDON (BBC) – About 180 people were evacuated as a fire broke out in a 20-storey tower block in south London. The blaze, in a flat on the 12th floor of ...

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Grenfell High-Rise Fire Anniversary

72 people killed in high-rise fire that shocked the country     By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — In the shadow of London’s Grenfell Tower, the pain is as fresh as the newly laid flowers for the dead. ...

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Banners Wrap Charred Remains of London High-Rise

Anniversary of deadly high-rise fire approaches     By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Banners were wrapped Thursday on top of the charred remains of Britain’s Grenfell Tower amid preparations to solemnly mark the anniversary of the 2017 ...

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London Firefighters Battle Hotel Blaze

Over 100 firefighters responded to 12-story luxury hotel     LONDON (AP) — More than 100 firefighters tackled a blaze at a luxury hotel in central London that produced thick black smoke visible for miles around and required people inside ...

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Race Raised in London Fatal High-Rise Fire Inquiry

Lawyer for survivors says race must be considered     LONDON (AP) — The inquiry into Britain’s Grenfell Tower fire should consider whether racism contributed to the deaths of 72 people in the blaze, a lawyer for survivors said Tuesday. ...

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Residents in London High-Rise Fire Wrongly Told to Stay Inside

Inquiry looks into high-rise fire that killed 72 people     By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Residents of London’s Grenfell Tower were wrongly told to stay in their apartments as fire raged through the high-rise building nearly ...

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Probe of Deadly London High-Rise Fire Aims to Answer ‘Why?’

Inquiry hears evidence from fire that killed 72 people     By JILL LAWLESS, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — An inquiry into the fire that tore through London’s Grenfell Tower high-rise almost a year ago, killing 72 people, began evidence ...

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Survivor Tributes from Grenfell Tower Inferno

Investigation begins with understanding the victims     By DANICA KIRKA, Associated Press LONDON (AP) — Ahmed Elgwahry stood outside Grenfell Tower with a phone to his ear and listened as his mother and sister died in the inferno that ...

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Survivors of London High-Rise Fire Struggle with Emotions

Public inquiry of Grenfell Tower fire begins with victim tributes     LONDON (AP) — Survivors and families of the victims of London’s Grenfell Tower fire are struggling with their emotions as a public inquiry hears individual tributes to the ...

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Inquiry Begins in Deadly London High-Rise Fire

2017 blaze killed dozens in a 24-story apartment building     LONDON (AP) — Survivors of a devastating high-rise fire in London wept Monday as relatives paid tribute to some of the 72 victims at the opening of an inquiry ...

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