Grenfell Tower fire latest: London highrise management won’t comment on safety

Smoke and flames billow from a massive fire at the Grenfell Tower in London, on June 14, 2017. (Matt Dunham / AP)

By The Associated Press, June 14, 2017 

LONDON — The latest on the London fire (all times local):

2 p.m.

A spokesman at the organization that manages the west London apartment block that went up in flames overnight has declined to comment on prior complaints about fire safety at the building.

Pete Griffiths, a spokesman for the Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organization, told The Associated Press: “I can’t comment. We’re getting hundreds of requests for comments.”

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