Adele visits firefighters for 'tea and cuddles' following Grenfell tower tragedy

Adele visited firefighters who battled the horrific blaze at Grenfell Tower last week, for a “cup of tea and a cuddle”.

Adele visits firefighters who responded to Grenfell Tower blaze (Rob Petty/Facebook)
Adele visits firefighters who responded to Grenfell Tower blaze (Rob Petty/Facebook)

The superstar popped into Chelsea Fire Station in west London to chat to the brave men and women who battled the blaze that destroyed the 24-storey building and helped to save more than 65 people. from the deadly fire, which killed at least 79, and firefighter Rob Petty took to Facebook to share photos from the ‘Hello’ hitmaker’s visit.

Adele definitely seemed to boost morale at the station, and firefighter Rob Petty shared the picture on Facebook and praised the London-born singer for ‘caring’ enough to visit them.

“Not everyday the wonderfully grounded and caring Adele pops into Chelsea Fire Station for a cup of tea and a cuddle,” he wrote alongside the images.

Adele was one of the many stars spotted at the site last Wednesday (June 14) and helping local people to assist the victims of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The 29-year-old star was seen crying as she comforted people with her partner Simon Konecki.

Rita Ora and Lily Allen were also seen sorting supplies and comforting local residents, whilst some of the world’s biggest stars have come together to collaborate with Simon Cowell on a cover of Simon & Garfunkel’s ‘Bridge Over Troubled Water’ to raise money for the victims.

Adele on stage (REUTERS).
Adele on stage (REUTERS).

Meanwhile, the Chelsea firefighters – who are back on duty today (June 20) – left one of their team shirts at the scene of the tragic incident, writing on it: “Our hearts go out to everyone touched by this tragedy. We did our best, I promise!”

Whilst one firefighter, who identifies themselves only as “FF Tipper” wrote: “Forever in our thoughts, so sorry we couldn’t get to all of you.”

Local residents added messages of support on the shirt and called the firefighters “heroes” and offered their blessings to the team.


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