Locals give tea and pizza to those caught up in incident
the press and offered them access to phone chargers and a place to sit down inside.
Hammersmith and Fulham Council was also on hand, opening a community centre as a rest place for those whose homes were within the police cordon.
Social media was similarly awash with people offering a comforting hot drink to those caught up in the aftermath.
As the station was evacuated and hordes of people flooded the area, Katy Dunn posted on Twitter: “If anyone is feeling shocked or confused at #ParsonsGreen, I’m round the corner and the kettle’s on.”
James Edge tweeted: “Anyone who’s now stuck in Parsons Green/Fulham drop me a line and I’ll get the kettle on! #ParsonsGreen.”
Chelsea and Fulham Dentist, a five-minute walk from the Tube station, also offered people a place to shelter.
Dentist Dahlia Sunba, who co-owns the practice with her husband, said: “I could see people wandering around aimlessly.
“We can see helicopters overhead. It’s a little bit unnerving and people look slightly distressed.
“We have tea and coffee and biscuits. We’re more than happy to give them a cup of tea or coffee.”