Son of blind Grenfell Tower pensioner pictured in iconic rescue image tells of moment he was told his father had survived blaze

THE son of the blind man pictured desperately waving to be rescued from his flat in the burning Grenfell Tower has told of the moment he knew he was alive.

The image of Elpie Bonifacio at his window as flames took over the West London tower block shocked those who were watching the rescue efforts during the devastating fire – but it provided his family with hope.

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Elpie Bonifacio was pictured at his window in what would become an iconic image of the tragey[/caption]


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