Seventeen people have died after a huge fire in a 24-storey residential block in north Kensington.

Here's a summary of what we know so far:

- Seventeen people have been killed, according to the Metropolitan Police

- 78 people were hospitalised, according to the London Ambulance Service

- 17 people are in critical care, according to NHS Trusts, one less than yesterday evening

- Kensington & Chelsea Council have said that they now have enough donations of food after a massive response by the public to donations point that have been set up at numerous points nearby

- A spokesperson for London Councils, the umbrella organisation for London boroughs, has said local authorities in the capital will be reviewing fire safety procedures in response to the tragedy

- Relatives continue to search for loved ones as eyewitnesses report seeing people jump from the building and parents holding their children outside the window to escape smoke.

- Residents to 'stay put' in the building and fire alarms were not working. London mayor Sadiq Khan has 'demanded answers'

- Building currently maintains its structural integrity. Firefighters have now reached the top floor but have not completed their searches.

- The A40, a major road through the area, remains closed in both directions

- 200 firefighters across across the capital, using a range of specialist vehicles, attended scene. Commissioner Cotton claims the fire was 'unprecedented'

- Local action group had long campaigned the building was not safe and was a fire-risk

- Grenfell Tower - built in 1974 - had recently undergone a £8.7m 66-week refurbishment. The project was undertaken by contractor Rydon and was commissioned by Kensington and Chelsea Tenant Management Organisation, who manage the 24-storey block on behalf of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea.

- Former housing minister Gavin Barwell, Theresa May's new chief of staff, has been criticised for not responding to call to review fire regulations - which were last considered in 2006

- The prime minister is 'deeply saddened by the tragic loss of life', according to a spokesman. The government's  Civil Contingencies Secretariat is now meeting.

- Battersea Dogs and Cats Home are offering refuge to pets made homeless by the blaze