A dressed down Adele was seen near Grenfell Tower in London to comfort those who have lost their loved ones in the fire incident that killed at least 12 people and has left 78 others wounded. Authorities have said that these numbers will likely increase as search and rescue operations continue.

What happened?

Earlier reports said the fire started on the fourth floor of the 24-storey Grenfell Tower at around 12:54 a.m. on Wednesday. Experts added that the fire immediately spread and quickly destroyed each flat, putting the lives of 400-600 people in danger.

Witnesses claimed some victims were jumping off the building, while those who were trapped were screaming to be rescued.

Latest updates from the authorities said 18 out of 34 hospitalized victims are still in critical condition after the London tragedy. Firefighters were able to neutralize the situation early Wednesday before a fire broke out again at around 11:25 a.m. A full investigation will be carried out to know what caused the fire.

Sadiq Khan acknowledged that a lot of questions would be raised with regards to the cause of the fire incident. The mayor, however, assured that they would provide the answers to these inquiries in the upcoming days.

'Adele was going around and hugging everyone.'

The English singer-songwriter paid a visit to Grenfell Tower incident to meet those who were affected by the tragic event personally. Adele was accompanied by her husband, Simon Koneck when she arrived at the scene in black dress. The "Someone Like You" artist was emotional as she blend in with those who were also in the area for a prayer vigil.

Several sources said the 29-year-old singer was "asking if anyone needed help" and offered each of them a hug. At some point, Adele was seen crying while talking with the victims of the Grenfell Tower incident. Lily Allen, Jamie Oliver, Rita Ora, and Aisleyne Horgan-Wallace also promised to help those who were affected by the unfortunate turn of events.

The "Somewhere Only We Know" singer offered a "bed or a lift," while the male celebrity chef opened his restaurant for the victims of the fire incident. Oliver assured "food and drink [will be] free of charge." Rita Ora, on the other hand, could not believe what happened to her neighborhood. The "Body On Me" artist also promised to help in any way possible. Meanwhile, the "Big Brother" contestant offered her place in King's Cross to those who have lost their homes in the fire incident.