Jamie Oliver Is Offering Food And Shelter To The Families Affected By Last Night’s Fire In London
Six people have been killed and dozens more injured in the blaze which started overnight.
Last night, a fire engulfed the 24-storey Grenfell Tower apartment block in West London leaving at least six people dead and dozens more injured.
Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver took to Instagram to invite any people affected by the tragic event to seek food and shelter in his nearby restaurant.
“Guys, any of the 100-plus families affected by this terrible fire at Grenfell Tower Notting Hill today are welcome to come hang out in my restaurant and be fed and watered by my team at Jamie’s Italian in Westfield, we’re just round the corner,” he wrote.
“It’s all free of charge guys,” the father-of-five continued, “So just go and speak to my manager Juan and we will sort you out and give you some love… This is for the victims of the fire guys… Our thoughts, love and prayers are with any of the families of the deceased. Big love, Jamie.”
To any of the 100's of FAMILIES effected by this terrible fire at Grenfell Tower Notting hill today, You are all welcome to come hang out in my restaurant and be fed and watered by my Jamies Italian team. We are in the Westfield just around the corner. Food and drink free of charge so just go and speak to my manager Juan and we will sort you out and give you some love …. this is for victims of the fire our thoughts, love and prayers are with you all big love jamie x x x x
Other people in the area are doing what they can to help those who’ve lost their homes. At the Westway sports centre, locals are bringing bags of donated supplies, while mattresses are being laid in a sports hall.
The outpouring of generosity for those displaced from Grenfell Tower is extraordinary. Mats laid out as beds in the Westway sports Centre pic.twitter.com/2KG58jyqJL
— Jack Hardy (@JackHardy9) June 14, 2017
It’s believed the fire started with a faulty refrigerator, though officials are still investigating the scene.
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