Grenfell Tower In West London Engulfed By Fire

A huge fire has engulfed a tower block in Latimer Road, west London, with eyewitnesses claiming people are trapped in their homes.

The fire at Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate was reported at 01:16 BST and about 200 firefighters are tackling the blaze.

The BBC reports that the London Fire Brigade has deployed 40 Fire engines to tackle the blaze.

Eye witnesses speaking to the bBc from the scene say the building is badly burned and may crumble. The cause of the fire has not been mentioned.

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