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Fire at Grenfell Tower in Kensington

Updated 4pm 15 June 2016

Police have confirmed that the fire at Grenfell Tower has resulted in at least 17 fatalities, sadly this figure is expected to rise.

The Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea is coordinating support for those affected by the fire and the latest information can be found here.

Emergency contact numbers

An emergency contact number has been set up for anyone concerned for loved ones, please call the casualty bureau on 0800 0961 233.

Residents who are displaced due to the fire please call 020 7361 3008.

Health advice

If you or someone you know has been affected by this incident, find support and advice on dealing with trauma at NHS Choices.

The NHS strongly urges the public not to attend A&E unless it really is an emergency, as hospitals are extremely busy. If you need medical advice please contact your local GP as usual or call 111 for more urgent advice.

Dr Fiona Butler, Chair of NHS West London Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said: “The tragic incident at Grenfell Tower comes as a terrible shock, and the thoughts of myself and all my NHS colleagues are with the victims and their families at this time.

“Local NHS services have focused on assessing the physical and emotional needs of those attending the rest centre and making sure those with long-term conditions have their medication needs resolved.

“We will continue to work closely with local organisations and local people to provide support and care to everyone affected by this awful event.”