30 confirmed dead in London high-rise fire

Posted at 7:41 AM, Jun 16, 2017
and last updated 2017-06-16 07:41:56-04

LONDON (AP) — London police say the number of victims has increased to 30 in the fire that engulfed a high-rise building.

Metropolitan Police Commander Stuart Cundy said Friday that 24 people are being treated in the hospital, including 12 in critical care. The number of victims is expected to grow.

Authorities say they’ve examined original location of fire and there is no indication it was started deliberately