„Amelyik otthonban zene szól, ott atya és fiú között szeretet honol, s ha a nép is zenél, harmónia uralkodik az emberek között.”
Sadiq Khan polgármester azt írta a Twitteren, hogy a helyszínen 200 tűzoltó próbálta megfékezni a lángokat, valamint odavezényeltek 40 járművet is.
Kidobta édesanyja a kisbabáját az ablakonEgy édesanya, aki a kilencediken vagy a tizediken lakott, kétségbeesésében kilógatta kisbabáját az ablakon, hogy a lángok ne érjék el. A Sky Newsnak azt mondta az egyik szemtanú, hogy látta, ahogy a nő azt mutatja, hogy ki fogja dobni a gyereket. Egyre többen gyűltek az ablaka alá,
Mahmoud, 25I spoke to my friend [Mohammed] at about 3.30am. He was saying: ‘Help me.’ My friend who escaped [Omar] went to one flat and he [Mohammed] went to another. They lost each other. I have been friends with them since I was six years old, I don’t know what to do. I am waiting. I hope he is alive.I last spoke to [Mohammed] at 3.30am. He was saying: ‘Please help me, please tell my family I love them.’ He sounded very scared.
Paul Mennacer to BBC NewsThe black smoke ... was coming at me ... I was only wearing a T-shirt. I had to take the shirt off to cover my mouth and my nose and as I was going down the stairs there were firefighters, truly amazing firefighters, going up the stairs to the fire, trying to get as many people [as possible] out of the building.
Jody Martin, to BBC NewsI grabbed an axe from the fire truck, it looked like there was a bit of confusion about what to do. I ran around the building looking for a fire escape and couldn’t see any noticeable fire escapes around the building. A lot of debris falling down.I eventually gained entry on to the second floor, and once I got to the corridor I realised there was so much smoke there. I watched one person falling out, I watched another woman holding her baby out the window … hearing screams, I was yelling everyone to get down and they were saying, ‘We can’t leave our apartments, the smoke is too bad on the corridors.’
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