16/06/2017 10:00 BST

Grenfell Tower Fire: Child's Poignant Note To Emergency Services Sums Up Our Appreciation

'Thank you for saving people's lives.' ❤️

A child’s thank-you letter to the emergency services perfectly sums up how the nation is feeling about those who worked tirelessly to help people affected by the Grenfell Tower fire.

Dozens are thought to be still unaccounted for since the blaze on Tuesday 13 June, and currently 17 people have been confirmed dead.

Many people have expressed gratitude to the London Fire Brigade and other emergency services since the fire broke out.

And the simple words written by a child in the note pictured below perfectly sum up how we feel.

The letter was given to members of the fire brigade at the Grenfell Tower on Thursday 15 June.

“Lovely thank you letter received by crews,” the London Fire Brigade account tweeted.

“The support we have received from all over the world has been overwhelming.”

The letter, written by a child named Derin, read: “Dear all the emergency services I don’t know how much I need [sic].

“Thank you all by saving people’s lives, from Derin.”

People replied to the tweet saying they felt the same. 

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