The Latest: 650 London homes evacuated on fire issues

The Latest on response to deadly (all times local):

10:10 a.m.

A local council in London says it evacuated some 650 homes overnight after inspectors found fire safety issues in four public housing towers, following the inferno in awest London apartment block that killed 79.

The revised number was lower than the 800 estimated Friday night.

Camden Borough Council says in a statement Saturday that it housed many of the residents at two temporary shelters while many others were provided hotel rooms.

The council is working with police, firefighters and the British Red Cross to help the evacuees.

Sky News quoted council leader Georgia Gould as saying the council secured 270 hotel rooms, 100 places in local public housing projects and asked neighboring boroughs for support.



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