On June 14, 2017, a massive fire broke out at Grenfell Tower block of public housing in the Notting Hill neighborhood of London. At least 80 people died but as of July 12th, only 34 victims have been formally identified.<br></br>
Residents were trapped as flames raged through the 27-story tower block. Witnesses described "horrible scenes" as firefighters battled the inferno at Grenfell Tower. Forty fire engines with 200 officers were called shortly before 1 a.m. as flames engulfed the building from the second floor upwards "within seconds."
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People watch as flames engulf a 27-story tower block in Notting Hill in the early hours, June 14, 2017, in London.
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Local resident, Amanda Fernandez, reacts following a huge fire at the Grenfell Tower, a 24-story apartment block in North Kensington, London, June 14, 2017. Residents in the tower were evacuated and a number of people were treated for a "range of injuries," Metropolitan Police said.
A firemen reacts after battling a huge fire at the Grenfell Tower, a 24-story apartment block in North Kensington, London, June 14, 2017.
A fire at the Grenfell Tower high-rise resulted in the deaths of at least 17 people in the Notting Hill neighborhood of London, June 14, 2017.
Young children wear protective face masks near the burning 24-story residential Grenfell Tower block in Latimer Road, West London, June 14, 2017, in London. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, has declared the fire a major incident as more than 200 firefighters are still tackling the blaze while at least 50 people are receiving hospital treatment.
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A children's play area is filled with debris directly under Grenfell Tower on the Lancaster West Estate, a scene of a huge fire in west London, June 14, 2017. The blaze engulfed the 24-storey building with 200 firefighters attending the scene. A number of fatalities have been reported.
Forensic teams move a body near the high rise apartment block that suffered a deadly fire in London, June 14, 2017.
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A fire seen raging through apartments at Grenfell Tower in west London, June 14, 2017.
People affected by the fire that ripped through Grenfell Tower, a residential block sit on the pavement outside a temporary aid center in west London on June 14, 2017.
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Melani Urbano (C) holds up a picture of her sister Jessica who remains missing following the blaze at Grenfell Tower, a residential tower block in west London, June 14, 2017.
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Britain's oppositon Labour Party leader, Jeremy Corbyn, meets a local resident at St Clement's Church, following a fatal fire in a tower block, in north Kensington, London, June 15, 2017.
Messages of condolence at a relief center close to the scene of the fire that broke out at Grenfell Tower, a 24-story apartment block in North Kensington, London, June 15, 2017.
Queen Elizabeth II and Prince William meet firefighters and other emergency staff outside Westway sports center, which has been transformed into a makeshift hostel for survivors of the Grenfell Tower, June 16, 2017, in London.
Emergency workers on a raised platform point at a section of the fire-gutted Grenfell Tower in London, June 16, 2017, after a fire engulfed the 24-story building. London firefighters combed through the burned-out public housing tower in a grim search for missing people as police and the prime minister launched investigations into the deadly inferno, with pressure building on officials to explain the disaster and assure that similar buildings around the country are safe.
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Protesters sit down in Oxford Circus during a rally calling for justice for those affected by the Grenfell Tower fire on June 16, 2017 in London.
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Protesters march from Kensington towards the Grenfell Tower, a 24-story apartment block in Kensington, London, June 16, 2017.
Firefighters who attended the scene of the fire join relatives of the victims and members of the public to observe a minute's silence held near the scene of the Grenfell tower block fire, June 19, 2017, in London. The blaze engulfed the 27-story building killing dozens, with 34 people still in the hospital, many of whom are in critical condition.
A woman cries as she views flowers, as a tribute to the victims and the missing from the Grenfell Tower block fire outside Notting Hill Methodist Church, close to the scene in North Kensington, west London, June 19, 2017. Seventy-nine people are dead or missing and presumed dead following a devastating blaze in a London tower, police said, as Britain held a minute's silence for the victims.
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Members of the emergency services join people in a minute's silence for the victims of the Grenfell Tower fire near the site of the blaze in North Kensington, London, June 19, 2017.
Residents leave a tower block on the Chalcots Estate in Camden, London, June 23, 2017, as the building is evacuated in the wake of the Grenfell Tower fire to allow "urgent fire safety works" to take place.
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