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Adele visits London firefighters after tower block blaze

Associated Press logo Associated Press 6/20/2017
This is a London Fire Brigade handout photo taken on June 19, 2017 and made available by the Press Association on Tuesday June 20, 2017 of pop-star Adele as she meets firefighters at Chelsea Fire Station for following the Grenfell Tower blaze which killed tens of people last week in west London. (London Fire Brigade/PA via AP) © The Associated Press This is a London Fire Brigade handout photo taken on June 19, 2017 and made available by the Press Association on Tuesday June 20, 2017 of pop-star Adele as she meets firefighters at Chelsea Fire Station for following the Grenfell Tower blaze which killed tens of people last week in west London. (London Fire Brigade/PA via AP)

LONDON (AP) — London's fire department 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.

This is a London Fire Brigade handout photo taken on June 19, 2017 and made available by the Press Association on Tuesday June 20, 2017 of pop-star Adele as she meets firefighters at Chelsea Fire Station in London for following the Grenfell Tower blaze which killed tens of people last week in west London. (London Fire Brigade/PA via AP) © The Associated Press This is a London Fire Brigade handout photo taken on June 19, 2017 and made available by the Press Association on Tuesday June 20, 2017 of pop-star Adele as she meets firefighters at Chelsea Fire Station in London for following the Grenfell Tower blaze which killed tens of people last week in west London. (London Fire Brigade/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.

This is a London Fire Brigade handout photo taken on June 19, 2017 and made available by the Press Association on Tuesday June 20, 2017 of pop-star Adele laughing as she meets firefighters at Chelsea Fire Station in London for following the Grenfell Tower blaze which killed tens of people last week in west London. (London Fire Brigade/PA via AP) © The Associated Press This is a London Fire Brigade handout photo taken on June 19, 2017 and made available by the Press Association on Tuesday June 20, 2017 of pop-star Adele laughing as she meets firefighters at Chelsea Fire Station in London for following the Grenfell Tower blaze which killed tens of people last week in west London. (London Fire Brigade/PA via AP)

"She just turned up at the station and knocked on the window and said she has some cakes for us," station manager Ben King said. "So we opened the door to her and then she took her sunglasses off and said: 'Hi, I'm Adele.'"

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 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.

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)

"We are so humbled by everyone's support," the London Fire Brigade tweeted.

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)

Firefighter Rob Petty posted the photographs of the Hello singer on Facebook.

"Not everyday the wonderfully grounded and caring Adele pops into Chelsea Firestation for a cup of tea and a cuddle x," he wrote.

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