Heartbreaking: Man, who survived London fire, breaks down after trying to explain the ordeal
A man broke down in tears when describing what happened at Grenfell Tower.
As reported in The Telegraph, the unidentified man described how people trapped in the blazing tower “just threw their kids out screaming ‘save my children'”.
Mahad Egal told BBC what he saw. “We saw a lot. We saw a lot with our own eyes. We saw friend’s families”
He said: “It was rapid, the fire was growing well out of control. There is only the stairs, which is smoke, it’s dark, it’s scary, it’s trip hazard. There’s all sorts, there are the elderly, there are children, there’s disabled people there are all sorts, there’s luggage in the stairwell.
“It’s incredible we survived. So many people were left inside. We had relatives and family and friends who called who said ‘we are still trapped in, let the fire services know that we are still here’.
Fire engulfed a 24-storey housing block in central London in the early hours on Wednesday, killing at least six people and injuring at least 50 others in an inferno that trapped residents as they slept.
Flames raced through the high-rise Grenfell Tower block of apartments in the north Kensington area after taking hold around 1 a.m. and …read more