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London fire: Mamata prays for people's safety

IANS  |  Kolkata 

Chief Minister on Wednesday prayed for the safety of people trapped in a major fire in a apartment building.

"Seeing reports about a big fire in a tower block in Our prayers with the people. Lets all be safe #londonfire," Banerjee tweeted.

A massive fire broke out in a 24-storey apartment building in on Wednesday, with flames seen from the second floor to the top of the building, officials said.

The firefighters were battling to rescue people trapped inside the tower block in west London.

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said in a statement on Twitter that it was a "major incident".



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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 10:46 IST