“Today we remember those who lost their lives at Grenfell Tower and pay tribute to their family, friends and loved ones for the strength and dignity they have shown.”
Artist Khadija Saye lived with her mother on the 20th floor of Grenfell Tower, a lower-income housing project in London’s North Kensington neighborhood. Neither escaped the blaze.
There were chaotic scenes Friday as residents were evacuated from London blocks which failed safety tests conducted to avoid a repeat of the deadly Grenfell blaze.
Fire departments in the United States and United Kingdom are increasingly using unmanned aircraft.
Police have confirmed 17 died in the blaze, but say the number will rise. Locals who knew people inside struggle to comprehend how this happened in one of London's richest areas.
Building regulations are designed to protect people—but after the Grenfell Tower fire, other high-rise residents are asking what went wrong.