NON-PUBLISHED PHOTO (By an IAFF Member)
FIRST PLACE: “Ron Fritz”
Four days after a major ice storm struck the St. Louis area, Normandy Fire Captain Ron Fritz is shown on the initial interior attack of a house fire. The storm had knocked out electricity to the home.
Photo by: David J. Dubowski
SECOND PLACE: “Heavy Smoke Showing”
Companies battle heavy smoke and below-freezing conditions at a three-alarm fire.
Photo by: Rick Nohl
“The Los Angeles Firefighter”
(Right) “Ladder One” depicts the intensity of a third alarm fire in downtown Jacksonville as it burns three two-story Queen Victorian style buildings.
Photo by: Rick McClure
“Attack From Above”
Two fire fighters appear in silhouette during a rooftop hoseline attack on a shopping center fire.
Photo by: Keith Kyte
“South Lawn Excavation Fire”
The Rouss addition was under construction on the south lawn on the University of Virginia campus when this fire broke out.
Photo by: Dave Hartman
“The Wait for Water”
At 2:00 a.m., a fire captain waits for water as a vacant dwelling collapses in the wake of Hurricane Katrina.
Photo by: Chris E. Mickal
Fire fighters prepare to enter an apartment where several units were destroyed.
Photo by: Rick Snodgrass
Torrance fire fighters advance a hoseline in an attempt to contain a fire near the ExxonMobil Torrance refinery.
Photo by: Jon Androwski