Queen Elizabeth and Prince William Comfort Survivors of the Grenfell Tower Disaster -- See the Pics

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Queen Elizabeth II is doing what she can to comfort the survivors of the Grenfell Tower disaster.

The monarch and her grandson, Prince William, paid a visit to the Westway Sports Centre in White City, West London, on Friday. The venue has been turned into an emergency shelter following the devastating fire that engulfed a 24-story apartment building, taking the lives of at least 17 people, with dozens still missing.


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According to reports, fire officials were called to Grenfell Tower to combat the blaze at around 1 a.m. local time on Wednesday. The fire continued for over 10 hours. The cause of the fire has not yet been announced.

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The queen, sporting a royal blue ensemble, met with volunteers, local residents and community representatives throughout their visit, as William reportedly called the tragedy "one of the most terrible things I have seen."

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The father of two also visited with firemen on Friday morning, as he and his grandmother thanked them for their service.

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The royal family has comforted English subjects throughout several tragedies this year. See more in the video below.