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NORTH KENSINGTON, London – Not less than four members of Jehovah’s Witnesses survived the inferno that ravaged the 24 storey Grenfel Tower, London killing at least 79 people.

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None of the witnesses died in the inferno, which has led to revolution and evacuation of about 25 other blocks that have failed fire resistant test in London.

The 4 witnesses however lost their apartments and properties in the fire. 

“Witnesses that live near the now fire-gutted apartment building provided food, clothing, and monetary aid to their fellow members and their families that were affected. The Witnesses are also offering spiritual comfort to the grieving members of the North Kensington community”, the JWs said on their website.Jehovah’s Witnesses are known worldwide for their speed in mitigating the affliction of their neighbours worldwide.See full statement below.

Jehovah’s Witnesses are assisting victims of a catastrophic fire that engulfed the Grenfell Tower, a 24-story apartment building in the North Kensington area of London, in the early morning hours of June 14, 2017. Authorities are reporting that at least 79 people were killed.

Four Witnesses were evacuated from the apartment building, two of which were residents of Grenfell Tower. Fortunately, none of them were injured, although the Witnesses’ apartments were among those completely destroyed in the blaze.

Witnesses that live near the now fire-gutted apartment building provided food, clothing, and monetary aid to their fellow members and their families that were affected. The Witnesses are also offering spiritual comfort to the grieving members of the North Kensington community.

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London's Jehovah's Witnesses are helping people involved in the catastrophic 24-storey Grenfell Tower fire, with 79 dead  ;-(
4 Jehovah's Witnesses were saved from within the building and their apartments completely burned.
Witnesses who live near the tower are helping their affected siblings with the help of clothing, food, and money. There is also a campaign of emotional support to the neighbors of the area.

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ARE YOU EQUIPPED TO FLEE?

The New York City Office of EmergencyManagement recommends that households plan for evacuation by assembling a “go bag—a durable, accessible, easy-to-transport bagcontaining important emergency items. The following may be included:

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▪ Copies of important documents in a waterproof container

▪ An extra set of car and house keys

▪ Credit or debit cards and cash

▪ Bottled water and nonperishable food

▪ Flashlight(s), AM/FM radio, cell phone (if you have one), extra batteries

▪ Medication for at least one week, a list of dosages, prescription slips, and doctors’ names and phone numbers. (Be sure to replace medications before their expiration date)

▪ First-aid kit

▪ Sturdy, comfortable shoes and rainwear

▪ Contact and meeting place information for your household, as well as a regional map

▪ Child-care supplies

Although based on the official list, the above includes minor changes. Not every item listed may be suitable in your case or in your part of the world, and some items may have to be added. For example, seniors and the disabled have their own special needs.

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