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In Pictures: Grenfell Tower Fire

Street scenes from the West London neighborhood where a tower block was engulfed by fire

Matt Stuart

Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Neighboring residents watched as firefighters worked to combat the blaze. London. Great Britain. June 14th (...)
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. London. Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment A journalist reports on the scene of the fire. Building in North Kensington, London. London. Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A resident watches as firefighters combat the blaze. A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. London. Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Neighbors watch as firefighters work to put out the blaze. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Neighbors watch as firefighters work to put out the blaze. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Neighboring residents watch as firefighters combat the blaze. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Neighboring residents watch as firefighters combat the blaze. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Neighbors watch as firefighters work to put out the blaze. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Local child plays in a nearby park. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. London. Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Firefighters and other emergency responders on the scene. Great Britain. London. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. Police speak with neighboring residents. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos
Matt Stuart A massive fire consumed the Grenfell Tower Apartment Building in North Kensington, London. London, Great Britain. June 14th, 2017. © Matt Stuart | Magnum Photos

In the early morning of Wednesday June 14th, a massive fire broke out at a high rise apartment building in North Kensington, London. Over 200 firefighters from all over the city rushed to combat the blaze, which started on a lower level floor and quickly spread to the top of the 24-floor building. As of Wednesday afternoon, officials had confirmed that there were six fatalities*, with that number expected to rise. Matt Stuart documented the scene outside Grenfell Tower early Wednesday morning.

*On Wednesday evening the number of fatalities was updated to 12