Undoubtedly, proud Londoner Adele was one of the celebrities who was most struck by the Grenfell Tower fire that killed at least 79 people last week.
The 29-year-old singer, who is from Tottenham, north London, showed her support to the firefighters who heroically fought the blaze and rescued as many people as possible.
She visited Chelsea Fire Station for a “cup of tea and a cuddle” as London Fire Brigade and firefighter Rob Petty said in a Facebook post:
The “wonderfully grounded” Adele is pictured laughing over a cup of tea while another picture shows her posing with the firefighters in front of a fire engine.
“She just turned up at the station and knocked on the window and said she has some cakes for us. So we opened the door to her and then she took her sunglasses off and said: ‘Hi, I’m Adele’. Everyone was so shocked,” Station Manager Ben King told the Evening Standard.
“She came in, came up to the mess and had a cup of tea with the watch and then she joined us for the minute’s silence. We have had so much support for the local community and we cannot thank everyone enough.”
People on Facebook praised her support:
In the wake of the massive fire, Adele paid a low-key, private visit to the scene: