View from the Whitestone bridge while I was responding.
Tower Ladder 44 gets ready to do battle in the rear extension of the fire building.
Smoke is pushing out like a volcano!
The smoke condition could be seen for miles!
The fire started in this Duane Reade Drug store
Handlines are being stretched up the fire escape on the exposure 2 side of the fire building.
This smoke condition lasted for over 4 hours.
Tower Ladder 44 in ACTION!
Tac Support unit number one at the scene.
Finally about 4 hours later the fire burned through the roof in the rear!