The fire that swept through a 27-storey west London tower block in just 15 minutes after a fridge exploded could be one of the worst in British history amid fears nobody on the top three floors survived.

Six people are known to have died after fire engulfed Grenfell Tower in White City at 1am today but Scotland Yard says the death toll is expected to rise significantly.

A community leader working to locate victims, who asked not to be named, revealed that nobody who lived on the top three residential floors may have survived.

He said: ‘We have a list of missing people – there are so many. It’s possible there are more than 50, possibly hundreds’.

Read more at the Daily Mail

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