Fire destroys high-rise block in Milan, Italy

This clip shows a high-rise block in Milan engulfed in flames and smoke. The incident happened today at around 17.45 pm. The fire started from one of the apartments and then spread at an unbelievable rate. While standing on her balcony, the filmer says: "This is a disaster. The speed at which the fire is spreading is shocking." The building hosted at least 70 families. Operations are underway to check if there are still people trapped inside. At least 20 people were rescued for bruises or minor intoxications. The mayor of Milan, Giuseppe Sala, said: "For now we have no reports of victims".

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