NEWS PHOTO (Circulation Under 100,000)
FIRST PLACE: “Scrambling Off Burning Roof”
(Right) “Scrambling Off Burning Roof” captures the severe conditions Billings, MT Local 521 fire fighters faced when battling a structure fire. The captain of Local 521 is seen removing his mask due to extremely low visibility and low air.
SECOND PLACE: “Dog Rescued From Ice”
(Left) In “Dog Rescued From Ice,” the Kingston Fire and Rescue ice rescue crew saves a Walking Hound from the icy Cataraqui River.
(Right) “Dog Rescue” is a heart-warming picture of Council Bluffs, Iowa fire fighter Tim Waller handing seven-year-old Cody Eccles one of three dogs rescued from a burning house.
(Left) In “Life Rescue,” Los Angeles, CA Local 112 members work together to save the lives of three women suffering from smoke inhalation and in full cardiac arrest after being pulled from their burning house.
Los Angeles Firefighter
“Blaze Guts Home”
(Right) “Blaze Guts Home” illustrates the bravery of a Central York, ON Local 2511 fire fighter as he attempts to put out a house fire. The fire was so fierce, it raised the possibility of evacuating nearby buildings.
(Left) “Calming Influence” depicts Racine Fire Captain Mike Irish using a stuffed toy to help calm an 18-month-old child after a rollover car accident.
The Journal Times