Singer Adele was praised by fans on Wednesday night for visiting Grenfell Tower, the 24-storey west London residential building that was ravaged by a fire.
“Adele is at currently at Grenfell Tower asking if anyone needs help that was affected by the fire,” a fan account Tweeted. She was “going around and hugging everyone she could to comfort them,” it added.
The 29-year-old British star was photographed in a long black dress attending a vigil at the scene of the incident in Kensington.
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— Adele | Адель Russia (@DayDreamers_ru) June 15, 2017
At least 12 people were killed in the blaze that started early Wednesday morning, police said. A further 69 were injured, with 18 in a critical condition.
The fire is now all but extinguished and there are not thought to be any survivors inside.
The cause of the fire is not yet known, but residents repeatedly warned about the building’s fire safety. British Prime Minister Theresa May has promised a full investigation into the blaze.