A great grandfather who is still missing after the Grenfell Tower fire made a call from the building at 3am where he told a relative, ‘Tell my sons I love them.’
Tony Disson, 66, became trapped in the bathroom of a flat on the 22nd floor of the block – and phoned friends to say that he could not escape.
He was last in contact with family at 3am, from within the building.
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His wife Cordelia and his three sons have been unable to find him.
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One of his sons, who did not want to be named, told the Daily Mirror, ‘People called my Dad and said, “Put a blanket over your head and get out.” He said he couldn’t as he was in the bathroom and the floor was too hot.’
‘A friend then called him at 4am and one of the last things he said was, ‘Tell my sons that I love them’. Nobody was able to contact him after that.
‘I’ve heard that he did not make it, but I have not completely given up hope. I’ve left my details at the rugby club which is being used as an emergency centre and I have been asking around for him.’