50 people made homeless by 'horror' blaze in London tower block
August 19, 2016,
A fire which ripped through a tower block in west London has left 50 people temporarily homeless.
The blaze tore through five stories of the building at Shepherd’s Court in Shepherd’s Bush Green on Friday afternoon.
At its peak, 20 fire engines and 120 firefighters attended the blaze. The service received more than 40 emergency calls about the incident.
Smoke could be seen across the area, while videos posted on social media showed flames billowing out of a seventh floor window.