NATIONAL: Eyewitnesses tell of horrific scenes at London tower block inferno

Eyewitnesses have described the horrific scenes as fire engulfed the 27-storey Grenfell Tower in London.

Wednesday, 14th June 2017, 12:29 pm
Updated Thursday, 15th June 2017, 1:58 pm
The blaze spread rapidly
The blaze spread rapidly

They spoke as details of the tragedy in North Kensington where firefighters are still fighting to put out the blaze began to unfold.

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The Leader of Portsmouth City Council has reassured tenants living in the authority’s high-rise buildings as investigations continue into the London tragedy.

The blaze spread rapidly
The blaze spread rapidly