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Fire rips through 20-storey tower block in Milan


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A fire has engulfed a residential tower block in Milan, leaving rescue workers to frantically knock down doors inside the building to ensure that the 70 families inside the building were evacuated.

The blaze, which started on Sunday, is believed to have started on the upper floors of the tower which then sent plumes of smoke to billow down to the lower floors of the structure. In images posted on social media, debris can be seen falling from the building.

It has also been confirmed that there were no fatalities reported, however, 20 people have received treatment for smoke inhalation.

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