A large fire has destroyed a tower block in London.
The fire broke out at around 1pm yesterday NZ time (1am Local time) at the Grenfell Tower in North Kensington in West London.
Firefighters arrived at the scene in six minutes but struggled to contain the large fire.
The London Fire Brigade said they were able to rescue “a large number of people very early on”. However, some people are known to have died or been injured in the fire.
Local churches, mosques and businesses are helping people who have been affected and Queens Park Rangers football club has also opened its doors to anyone who needs help.