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Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze

Associated Press logo Associated Press 6/20/2017
A fighfighter and a man embrace before a minute's silence near to Grenfell Tower in west London Monday June 19, 2017. Tens of people died when a fire engulfed an high-rise apartment block in west London last week. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) © The Associated Press A fighfighter and a man embrace before a minute's silence near to Grenfell Tower in west London Monday June 19, 2017. Tens of people died when a fire engulfed an high-rise apartment block in west London last week. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

LONDON (AP) — London's fire department has posted photos of Adele meeting with firefighters to offer support following a devastating fire in the borough that is believed to have killed 79 people.

CORRECTS DETAILS OF FIREFIGHTER'S ACTION A firefighter puts his hand to his face as he looks at the floral tributes before a minute's silence near to Grenfell Tower in west London Monday June 19, 2017. Tens of people died when a fire engulfed an high-rise apartment block in west London last week. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP) © The Associated Press CORRECTS DETAILS OF FIREFIGHTER'S ACTION A firefighter puts his hand to his face as he looks at the floral tributes before a minute's silence near to Grenfell Tower in west London Monday June 19, 2017. Tens of people died when a fire engulfed an high-rise apartment block in west London last week. (Dominic Lipinski/PA via AP)

It posted the pictures on Twitter on Tuesday, showing the singer posing with firefighters in front of their engine at the Chelsea fire station. Adele had a cup of tea with the firefighters Monday and thanked them for their efforts in battling the fire at the 24-story Grenfell Tower.

Emergency services workers take part in a minute's silence in front of Grenfell Tower in London, Monday, June 19, 2017. Tens of people died when a fire engulfed the high-rise apartment block in west London last week.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth) © The Associated Press Emergency services workers take part in a minute's silence in front of Grenfell Tower in London, Monday, June 19, 2017. Tens of people died when a fire engulfed the high-rise apartment block in west London last week.(AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

The London Fire Brigade tweeted: "We are so humbled by everyone's support."

London has rallied behind firefighters with a mixture of awe and support after the blaze.

Flames engulfed the building in less than an hour early on June 14, trapping many residents. Firefighters tried to save as many as they could.

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