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FIRST PLACE: “Smoky Bucket”

In the bucket of a tower truck, Prince William County, Virginia fire fighters hose down hot spots on the roof of a townhouse. The fire gutted two townhouses and damaged three others.

The Potomac News
Photo by: Dylan Moore
Submitted by: Prince William County, VA Local 2598

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SECOND PLACE (TIE): “The Los Angeles Fire Fighter”

The night shot shows fire fighters running for their lives as the day fire blows up along a highway. The fire had already burned nearly 24,000 acres.

Santa Clara Valley Signal
Photo by: Robert Curtis
Submitted by: Los Angeles, CA Local 112

SECOND PLACE (TIE): “Up in Flames”

Fire fighters bring more hoses to a Bremerton home engulfed in flames. Although no one died, the family lost everything.

Kitsap Sun
Photo by: Stina Foiles
Submitted by: Bremerton, WA Local 437

HONORABLE MENTION:

“Blaze Destroys Historic Church”

Built in 1896, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church was a National Historical Landmark. A trio of Capital City Fire and Rescue fire fighters battle the fire that destroyed the church. 

Juneau Empire
Photo by: Michael Penn
Submitted by: Juneau, AK 4303

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Hazmat Hose”

Fire fighter Sean Jones is hosed off while working a small fire that started when a can of insecticide exploded in an apartment wall.

The Potomac News
Photo by: Ana Pimsler
Submitted by: Prince William County, VA Local 2598

“Initial Attack”

One fire fighter was rescued, uninjured, after a stairwell gave in a fire that started in the basement of a Victorian-style, balloon constructed house.

Firehouse Magazine
Photo by: Jay K. Bradish
Submitted by: Bradford, PA Local 655

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Round and Round”

A fire hose curves and twists in the hands of Dave Yakowenko as he sprays a small grass fire on a frontage road off Interstate 94.

Kenosha News
Photo by: Kevin Poirer
Submitted by: Kenosha, WI Local 414

Captain Paul Wilson is shown amid a burning section of the roof of a Hopkins Avenue home. An elderly woman escaped the fire, which started in her kitchen, while another fire fighter brought her dog to safety.

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Hopkins House Fire”

Captain Paul Wilson is shown amid a burning section of the roof of a Hopkins Avenue home. An elderly woman escaped the fire, which started in her kitchen, while another fire fighter brought her dog to safety.

Peterborough This Week
Photo by: Kyle Griffin
Submitted by: Peterborough, ON Local 519

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