London fire: Horrific footage shows homes inside Grenfell Tower in ruins as number of people feared dead rises above 58


These are the shocking photos and video of the ruins of people’s homes inside Grenfell Tower following the devastating blaze which left dozens feared dead.

On Sunday night, four days after fire ripped through the 24-storey building, police released the distressing images showing the inside of the burnt-out building.

It comes as police reiterated their warning that some victims may never be identified.

In a statement they said they believe the number of people missing and presumed dead is more than 58, the previous figure they had given.

Remnants of a wash basin, kitchen sink and an exercise bike are among the charred items which can be seen in the wreckage.

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Fire ripped through the 24-storey building in the early hours of Wednesday. (Met Police)

Another video clip shows what appears to be bed springs and a blackened bath.

The pictures were captured by a specialist police team as the search to recover bodies from the high rise building continues.

Police have so far recovered 16 bodies and one person has been formally identified.

Video showing the devastating inside of Grenfell Tower

Ten people are still in a critical condition in hospital.

Met Police Commander Stuart Cundy said on Sunday the conditions inside the tower due to the fire damage “verge on the indescribable”.

Although all floors have now been searched by crews, the next stage will be a “full forensic and systematic” examination of the building, which could take weeks to complete.

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The lift inside the block of flats. (Met Police)

He said in a statement: “We must also prepare people for the terrible reality that some people may not be identified due to the intensity of the fire.

“Family liaison officers are supporting families, and that includes those people we know to be dead; some of those who are critically ill and sadly those people who we have been told were in Grenfell Tower that night who we have been unable to trace.

“Work has been ongoing throughout the night and continues today, so we can get as good an understanding as possible about who we believe to be still missing.

Startling video of the inside of Grenfell Tower after it was destroyed

“Sadly that work leads me to believe that the number of people missing, but as yet unaccounted for has risen from yesterday’s figure of 58.”

He added: “Today, police teams continue their support to families, and make enquiries to cross check the number of those missing.

“I have always said I will be accurate about what I know, so the next figure of those presumed dead and missing will be released tomorrow, Monday, 19 June. The figure will be higher but I do not wish to speculate on that number today.

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Shocking: The inside of one of the Grenfell Tower flats. (Met Police)

“I must consider the fact that there may be others in the building who, for whatever reason have not been reported to us. There is also a real possibility that there may be people in the building that no one knows are missing.

“I want to hear from anyone who believes that they know someone who may have been living, staying or visiting but has not yet been reported missing to us.

“We are not interested in your reasons for not telling us sooner, we just want to understand as best as we can who may still be inside the building.”

Over the weekend, Prime Minister Theresa May set out measures to help victims of the fire, including giving each homeless family £5,500 from the Government.

The money will be taken from the £5 million pledged to be spent on aid, clothing and food for the victims, Downing Street said.

She met with residents for talks in Downing Street, listening to concerns over rehousing, money and accountability.

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