29 Jun 2018

Grenfell firefighter tells of mission to save girl

Social Affairs Editor and Presenter

A firefighter has told the Grenfell Tower inquiry about his attempts to save a 12-year-old girl from the inferno.

David Badillo described his search for Jessica Urbano Ramirez, who was alone on the 20th floor of the tower when the fire took hold.

He told the inquiry how he reached the flat with two colleagues to find it empty.

Warning: there are images in this report which some might find distressing.