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FIRST PLACE: Fire fighters of Spokane, Wash. work quickly to ventilate the roof of a house fire. Fire fighters are shown walking toward danger in order to gain control. This photo is an up-close depiction of what fire fighters face on the fireground on a daily basis.
"House Fire" The Spokesman Review Photo by: Brian Plonka Submitted by: Spokane, WA Local 29
SECOND PLACE: A Toronto fire fighter rescues a victim of carbon-monoxide fumes from her home. This image shows fire fighters carrying out their mission: to serve and protect the citizens of their community. The woman in the picture is completely dependent on those called in to help. This photo conveys the strength and protection provided by a community’s local fire fighters.
“Saved…From Killer Fumes” The Toronto Sun Photo by: Dave Thomas Submitted by: Toronto, ON Local 3888
"A fire fighter appears at the window of a house still burning” The Spokesman Review Photo by: Colin Mulvaney Submitted by: Spokane, WA Local 29
“Box Fire” The Fort Worth Star Telegram Photo by: Glen E. Ellman Submitted by: Fort Worth, TX Local 440
“Detroit Jewish Newspaper Fire” Free Press Photo by: Bill Eisner Submitted by: Southfield, MI Local 1029