Jamie Oliver is donating what he has to the families affected by the London fire that killed at least 12 people Wednesday.


In the hours after a fire at the Grenfell Tower high-rise, the celebrity chef opened the doors at his restaurant, Jamie’s Italian, just a mile away from the apartment building.

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Jamie Oliver opened his restaurant in west London to families affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower.

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“To any of the 100’s of FAMILIES effected (sic) 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,” he wrote on Instagram.


“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.”

Death toll in London high-rise fire reaches 12, likely to rise

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The 24-story building went up in flames around 1:30 a.m. local time.

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The 24-story building went up in flames around 1:30 a.m. local time.


At least 12 people are confirmed dead and another 78 were taken to nearby hospitals.


Eighteen people are currently in critical condition.

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