A 27-storey apartment block in west London was ripped by a massive fire in the early hours of Wednesday, police and fire services said.
The fire brigade said that 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters had been called to the blaze in Grenfell Tower.
Fire is from 2nd to top floor of 27 storey building,” the fire service said on Twitter.
The fire service also a photograph, showing the side of the building being caught in fire.
In a statement, the police said that they were called at 1:16 am (0016 GMT) “to reports of a large fire at a block of flats in the Lancaster West Estate”.
They said an evacuation of the block was “underway”. Two people were being treated for smoke inhalation at the scene.
The building, which was built in 1974, has 120 flats.