Fire in London – level 1
This news is from west London. There is an apartment tower. It is quite high. It is 43 years old. On Wednesday morning, there is a fire in the building. The whole building is on fire in two hours.
Firefighters come. There are 200 of them. They work to stop the fire and save people. Sadly, six people die. Fifty people go to hospital.
On Friday, there are two protests. People protest at Kensington Town Hall. They chant ‘murderers’. The second protest is in London. People want justice.
Difficult words: chant (say again and again in rhythm), murderer (a person who kills somebody), justice (what is fair – to catch the people who started the fire).
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