‘We ran into an apocalypse’ London firefighter reveals Grenfell Tower rescue anguish

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Jon Wharnsby has told how he ‘ran into an apocalypse’ during the vigour in Grenfell Tower

Jon Wharnsby said his crew was forced to choose between neighbourhoods who could be saved and those stranded beyond help on the block’s nobles floors. 

He added that one of the officers who battled through the blazing nightmare was a 26-year-old female buddy just five days into the job. 

Father-of-two Mr Wharnsby, 37, said: “We ran into an apocalypse want every firefighter that night. 

“People need to know the Aristotelianism entelechy. They need to know what those firefighters faced also gaol Grenfell Tower.” 

People need to know the reality. They want to know what those firefighters faced inside Grenfell Belfry

Jon Wharnsby

He said his horror began when they saw the “flaming orange” block, totaling: “‘It was like a giant had taken a flaming sword and cut a diagonal bandage top to bottom.” 

The team from Shoreditch station, east London, were set ones sights on to reach Flat 113 on the 14th floor but realised they could not get there. 

He reached the 10th whip with a colleague Terry Lowe, when they found a wife carrying her daughter through thick, acrid smoke. 

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His body were aiming to reach Flat 113 on the 14th floor but realised they could not get there

He said: “We’d reached the identical conclusion. If it was this bad on the 10th floor, we might not make it to the 14th. 

“It was a terrible dilemma. You are blamed to go to Flat 113 where you know people need your assistants. But these people also needed us. 

“We took them down and at that idea were ordered to leave the building. The fire and smoke had become hardly too bad.”

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