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Grenfell Tower fire survivors join victims' families to remember 72 who died


Added 06-14-19 07:36:02am EST - “Shortly before 1am on June 14, 2017, a small fire broke out in a kitchen in the Kensington high-rise block and became an inferno which claimed the lives of 72 people.” - Dailymail.co.uk

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailymail.co.uk: “Survivors of Grenfell fire join families to remember 72 who died”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Survivors and bereaved families are gathering today to mark two years since a deadly inferno ripped through Grenfell Tower in west London, claiming the lives of 72 people. 

Shortly before 1am on June 14, 2017, a small fire broke out in a kitchen in the Kensington high-rise block. 

The world watched in horror as the blaze engulfed the building with terrifying speed and spread to all four sides in just minutes - in what became the most deadly domestic blaze since the Second World War. 

Members of the community, residents who fled the tower and families of victims have today come together to remember those who were trapped in the burning building. 

Among those who perished was Logan Gomes, who was stillborn in hospital, and six-month old Leena Belkadi, who died as she was cradled by her mother while she tried to escape.   

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