Grenfell Tower fire tragedy’s third anniversary is being marked today, The prime minister Boris Johnson said: “We are working to ensure it will never happen again.”
Grenfell Tower fire tragedy complete detail
At midnight on 14 June 2017, news came from North Kensington, West London, the United Kingdom that a fire broke out in the 24-story Grenfell Tower block of flats. The building caught the fire and it was burning for several hours. It was started from the kitchen in less than 3 hours the fire caught whole the buildings, the fire spread to all four-sided.
According to the media reports the fire began from the kitchen of flat 16 on the fourth floor the flat owner Behailu Kebede said “I woke up after smelling the fire and hear the fire alarm.” he further added, “I call the fire brigade at Midnight 0:55 BST and in the next 5 minutes the four fire engines arrived at the location.”
It all happens due to the malfunctioning fridge-freezer which was the freezer of Behailu Kebede, the fire was one of the deadliest fires in the history of the United Kingdom. For 25 hours the Grenfell Tower was burning, the situation was under control the next day on 15 June. approximately 250 London Fire Brigade firefighters and 70 fire engines were involved from stations all across London in efforts to control the fire and rescue residents. The emergency was declared in West London, more than 20 Ambulances and 100 crews were at the spot. Around 60 people were rescued by firefighters.
Grenfell Tower fire tragedy victims
According to the media reports, 72 poor souls died in the tragedy and around 220 people escaped, According to The Guardian “From taxi drivers and teachers to Soldiers and Artists everyone died.”
Mohammed Alhajali, Age 23
Khadija Saye, Age 24
Mary Mendy, Age 52
Anthony Disson, Age 65
Abufars Mohamed Ibrahim, Age 39
Khadija Khalloufi, Age 52
Abdeslam Sebbar, Age 77
Isaac Paulous, Age 5
Sheila Smith, Age 84
Gloria Trevisan Age 27
Marco Gottardi, Age 27
Berkti Haftom, Age 29
Zainab Deen, Age 32
Jeremiah Deen, Age 2
Hamid Kani, Age 61
Nura Jamal, Age 35
Hashim Kedir, Age 44
Yahya Hashim Age 13
Firdwas Hashim, Age 12
Yaqub Hashim, Age 6
Hashim Kedir, Age 44
Ali Yawar Jafari, Age 82
Marjorie Vital, Age 68
Deborah Lamprell, Age 45
Yasin El Wahabi, Age 20
(The victim’s names were provided by The Sun)
Grenfell Tower Fire Tragedy Third Anniversary
Today on 14 June 2020, Due to lock down the third anniversary will be taking place online in commemorations. A virtual service, remembering the 72 people who died, was hosted by the Bishop of Kensington at which video messages by the prime minister and leader of the opposition were played.
Victims are still waiting for justice to be delivered the victims are still in a painful situation and none is arrested. The people on Twitter demanding justice for the victims. See below what the Twitterati’s are saying.
— munaa?????? (@muna5x) June 13, 2020
Absolutely nothing about Grenfell sits right.
From the missing money that was raised for victims.
To the random number that was assigned to deaths
To the number of families without housing THREE years on.
To the closing of the enquiry before anyone was held accountable
— speak on it (@SophiaThakur) June 14, 2020
If you sat and watched Grenfell Tower happen and heard Jacob Rees-Mogg say the victims lacked common sense, watched my people dem being deported to their deaths during the windrush scandal and sat through all the death and poverty and still voted Tory, you are not my friend
— Phaedra (@phaeleigh) June 14, 2020
Three years on from the Grenfell tragedy, victims are still waiting for justice and thousands are still living in buildings fitted with dangerous cladding. We must keep up the pressure to hold those in power to account and ensure this never happens again https://t.co/42cltPGb2R
— Layla Moran ? (@LaylaMoran) June 14, 2020
Thoughts very much with #Grenfell victims, survivors & their fams.
Let’s be honest, 72 people died because of rampant capitalism & because these lives -working class black, brown & white lives weren’t worth the cladding.
One of the UK’s most shameful days #GrenfellNeverAgain ? pic.twitter.com/88JoTErQ5E
— Faiza Shaheen (@faizashaheen) June 14, 2020
Today we remember all those who lost their lives at Grenfell Tower. My thoughts are with the bereaved & survivors who fight, day in, day out, to ensure such a tragedy never happens again. We, in Parliament, must do all we can to help them. Their loved ones must not be forgotten
— Theresa May (@theresa_may) June 14, 2020
Never forget, never give in.
72 people died because of a decades long failure in social housing policy and deregulation.
— James Barber | #JJ4NEC (@CllrJamesBarber) June 14, 2020
Never forget the 72 who died at Grenfell. ?Please RT#Justice4Grenfell #neverforget #officialJ4G#foreverinourhearts? #rememberthe72 ?
Please also see locations of billboards across London. https://t.co/Rgs0yB1LQA pic.twitter.com/vYvEikPeOZ
— Justice4Grenfell (@officialJ4G) June 14, 2020
I remember the night Grenfell happened and people were showing screenshots on twitter of their last conversation with a loved one stuck in that building, it was so upsetting man. These three years have gone quick but I'm sure it's dragged for those victims #JusticeForGrenfell
— ਰ (@the_Raz_) June 14, 2020
R. I. P to all those who lost their lives in Grenfell. Justice is still pending but let’s be honest ..it’s gonna take years and they are trying to delay it and cover it up. ??We’re still waiting for answers and justice for the new cross fire victims in 1981 ?❤️? https://t.co/4APJ0gahef
— NAIRAMAN ???????? (@nairaman) June 14, 2020
Join us tonight at 6.00 pm in remembering all the victims of the Grenfell Tower disaster. Our church bell will be tolled 72 times in memory of all who died. @GrenfellUnited #GrenfellNeverAgain @dioceseoflondon pic.twitter.com/iWjr2VIpYO
— Saint Benet's Church, Kentish Town. (@SaintBenets) June 14, 2020