This firefighter's helmet from Grenfell Tower has gone viral

Jessica Brown@Jessica_E_Brown
Thursday 15 June 2017 10:15
Picture:(@crispymick / GETTY / JACK TAYLOR)

Sometimes, one of the ways of getting through an impossible situation is by keeping your head and appreciating a good sense of humour. That's exactly what a London firefighter has done in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower fire.

"Crispy Mick," a 'Kentish Towner living in Essex,' tweeted a photo of his helmet, which he apparently had to write his name on during the incredibly dangerous process of fighting the Grenfell Tower fire.

Firefighters are asked write their names on helmets in order to aid with identification if the worst should happen during the rescue and fire fighting process. A grim reality to one of the most demanding and dangerous jobs in the world.

People have been re-sharing the image of

But that isn't the only reason his post has gone viral. Red-top paper The Sun asked if it could use his photo, and this happened:

In the eyes of the people on Twitter, a hero had become an 'absolute legend'.

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