Lo­cals give tea and pizza to those caught up in in­ci­dent

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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.”

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