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Grenfell Tower fire: London celebrities show their support for victims by offering food, clothes and shelter

Lily Allen offered residents displaced by the blaze a place to stay, while Jamie Oliver announced free food and Jeremy Clarkson donated clothes

Celebrities who hail from London have been showing their support for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire on Wednesday (June 14).

Pop star Adele , who is from Tottenham, made a low-key appearance at the North Kensington tower block, which was destroyed by flames within hours.

The singer was pictured attending a vigil on Wednesday night for the 17 people who have so far died as a result of the blaze.

She was spotted by only a handful of fans, who praised her for comforting people at the scene.

One fan tweeted: "The fact that Adele has gone to Grenfell Tower and not said a word about it just proves how amazingly sincere she is."

Her appearance came after TV chef Jamie Oliver invited tower block residents who had lost their homes to go to his nearby Jamie's Italian restaurant for free meals.

More than 70 people are receiving hospital treatment after the blaze took hold of the residential block(Image: Getty Images Europe/Gurbuz Binici)

In a post on Instagram, Jamie opened up his restaurant at the Westfield Shopping Centre in Shepherd's Bush to "any of the hundreds of families affected by this terrible fire".

He added: "We will sort you out and give you some love. Our thoughts, love and prayers are with you all. Big love."

Pop star Adele pictured at a vigil in Kensington for victims of the Grenfell Tower fire(Image: @FourMee/PA Wire)

TV presenter Jeremy Clarkson tweeted the "people of Kensington" asking them to "give what you can spare to those made homeless by that terrible fire".

Leading by example, he even cleared out his own wardrobe in a bid to help.

Posting on Facebook , he said: "Everything that was clean in my wardrobe has been donated. Please try and do the same."

Singer Rita Ora visited Grenfell Tower to help sort donations left by kind-hearted Londoners.

The popstar, who grew up in Kensal Rise , was pictured arranging bin bags of clothing, food and other essentials.

The 26-year-old had earlier recalled on social media that she used to play in the 27-storey Grenfell Tower as a child.

Firefighters spray water after a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower(Image: Victoria Jones/PA Wire)

"This is my neighbourhood and I can't believe this is happening," she said.

"My prayers are with everybody involved. I used to play in that block - I want to do all I can do to help."

Pop singer Lily Allen , who was born in Hammersmith , was among the first to offer her support to the fire victims.

She posted on Twitter on Wednesday: "If anyone needs a bed or a lift, or tea, tweet me and I'll follow back.

"I've never seen anything like it in my life. Praying people got out OK".

TV presenter Fearne Cotton , who hails from the Northwood area of London, also tweeted a message of support.

"Praying for all those involved in the west London fire today," she said.

"A tower block that I used to live close to. Love and prayers for all involved."

Donations came in huge numbers to support those who lost their homes in the fire(Image: Jack Taylor / Getty Images)

Seventeen people have been confirmed dead so far but the number is expected to rise as firefighters comb the building.

London Fire Brigade Commissioner Dany Cotton said on Thursday (June 15) that it would be a "miracle" to find any more survivors in the tower.

She said that there are “unknown numbers of people” still inside the building.

Nearly 80 people were treated at six London hospitals, including 17 who remain in critical care.

You can follow our live blog for all the latest updates on the fire, including efforts to support and rebuild the lives of those affected.

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