As reported in the Twitter of the London police, hospitals currently remain 24 people, 12 of them in intensive care. "We will make sure that all families will be notified in the case that among the victims will be positively identified their loved ones," — added the police.

It is also reported that police discovered no evidence indicating that the cause of the fire was arson.

On the eve the police said that the building, which is completely extinguished only by the morning of Thursday, you can stay tens of telephone, the Official death toll was 17 people, but a few dozen residents — in some cases entire families — were listed among the missing.

The head of London's fire service Danny cotton said at the time that the building remains "an unknown number of people", adding that the search for victims could take weeks.

The fire in the 24-storey Grenfell tower in North Kensington began in the night of Wednesday. According to the authorities, to the beginning of the fire the building could be up to 600 people.

On Wednesday, the fire was fought by about 200 firefighters arrived at the scene 40 fire trucks.

The building of the Grenfell tower was built in 1978, it has around 200 apartments. The surviving tenants say that the house was no working fire alarm. It is also noted that in the British skyscrapers are not installed system to extinguish fires.

The cause of the fire remains unknown. Among the versions that appeared in the media — defect wiring, gas explosion, the ignition of the fridge in one of the apartments. A number of experts believes that the fire could aggravate the skin of the building, which contains zinc.

On Friday, Prime Minister of Britain, Theresa may has ordered a full-scale public inquiry into the causes of fire.