Adele pays tribute to Grenfell fire victims on third anniversary and says ‘72 lives will be forever in our hearts’ – The Sun

ADELE has shared a heartfelt tribute to the victims who lost their lives in the Grenfell Tower fire – three years after the devastating tragedy.

The 32-year-old singer took to Instagram in memory of the 72 people who tragically died after a blaze tore through the Grenfell Tower block in West London.

Sharing a link to tonight's YouTube memorial, she wrote: "Today, Sunday, is 3 years since #Grenfell. 72 lives will be forever in our hearts.

"Join with me & @grenfell_united to REMEMBER at 6pm on – to Show that we’re still united for change & justice. Follow @grenfell_united for more info.?#Grenfell #Demandchange."

The musician was heavily involved in supporting the victims in the wake of the fatal blaze in June 2017.

In the aftermath of the fire, Adele paid a low-key visit to the site, staying for around 15 minutes.

Twitter users spotted the Someone Like You singer with her ex husband Simon Koneki, where she was visibly emotional and reportedly "hugging and comforting" victims.

Six days after the tragedy, she surprised firefighters when she turned up to thank them for their work, by banging on the window and offering cake.

She also backed a petition calling for Prime Minister Theresa May to take urgent action to restore survivors' faith in the public inquiry.

A total of 72 people lost their lives after the cladding on the West London building caught fire, while 74 others went to hospital with non-fatal injuries.

It is believed to have started on the fourth floor, before it quickly spread to the whole building.

The blaze was not brought under control until 1.14am on Thursday, June 15, some 24 hours after it started.

The Sun on Sunday have since revealed those affected by the blaze have been offered compensation as low as £10,000 — while not one arrest has been made.

Grenfell United spokesman Karim Mussihly, 34, whose 57-year-old uncle Hesham Rahman died in the tragedy, said: “Three years on we are still here having to fight for justice.


“If this happened in a wealthier part of the borough, would people be in jail?”

Almost seven in ten of those who escaped the tower block blaze have needed care for Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.

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