After a quick-moving inferno hit a high-rise building in London on Wednesday, residents described scenes of terror and devastation. Now authorities have released photos taken inside Grenfell Tower that show the effects of the blaze. At least 79 are dead or missing, authorities say.

This image supplied bu the London Metropolitan Police Service shows an interior view of a fire damaged flat in Grenfell Tower. 
A section of an apartment at Grenfell Tower is hardly recognizable as a residence. 
An elevator lobby at the Grenfell Tower. 
The entrance to Grenfell Tower shows little damage. However, most of the floors above were scorched by the devastating June 14 blaze. 
Ashes and other debris are all that remain of the contents of an apartment. 
A bathroom in a fire-hit apartment. 
Burned areas of cladding on Grenfell Tower. Authorities are investigating whether a recent recovation used below-standard materials.