London throws open its doors: Kind strangers and many celebrities offer homes, food and help to those left homeless by Tower fire

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Companies, celebrities and charities have sprung into action to offer help to those left injured or homeless by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Dozens of kind-hearted strangers have rushed to the scene of the inferno, in West London, to donate food, drinks and clothing, while hundreds more have donated money online to the British Red Cross and a number of crowdfunders which have been set up for the victims.

Top Gear star Jeremy Clarkson has urged members of the public to donate clothes to residents of Grenfell Tower following the fire which has claimed at least 12 lives.

Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver wrote online that his restaurant in Westfield, Shepherd’s Bush – which is just 1.5 miles from the inferno – will provide free food and drink to those affected by the blaze.

Dozens of kind-hearted strangers have rushed to the scene of the inferno, in West London, to donate food, drinks and clothing

Dozens of kind-hearted strangers have rushed to the scene of the inferno, in West London, to donate food, drinks and clothing

Hundreds of people have donated money online to the British Red Cross and a number of crowdfunders which have been set up for the victims

Hundreds of people have donated money online to the British Red Cross and a number of crowdfunders which have been set up for the victims

A man hands out refreshments near the tower block severely damaged by the massive fire

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A man hands out refreshments near the tower block severely damaged by the massive fire

Dozens of kind-hearted strangers have rushed to the scene of the inferno, in West London, to donate food, drinks and clothing, while hundreds more have donated money online

Dozens of kind-hearted strangers have rushed to the scene of the inferno, in West London, to donate food, drinks and clothing, while hundreds more have donated money online

At least 12 people are dead, with the death toll expected to rise, following the inferno overnight in west London

At least 12 people are dead, with the death toll expected to rise, following the inferno overnight in west London

Film director Noel Clarke was at the scene of the blaze and said he came down as he feared for his mother who lives ’50 yards’ from Grenfell Tower.

He said: ‘My relatives live here, I grew up here, my films are set here, my friends live here, one of my friend’s nieces is still missing.

[Source”timesofindia”]