5th Alarm Box 3246 on 1-17-04, The Location, 3030 Emmons Ave. in the Sheepshead Bay section Brooklyn. Fire started on the 2nd floor of this huge apartment house.
Fire started to darken down, But it traveled through the pipe recesses in the kitchen & bathroom to the upper floors. Fire quickly spread through the cockloft, & through the roof.
The rear of the fire building was the bay & firefighters had no access to exposure# 3. 300 firefighters & 60 pieces of equipment were needed to bring this Five Alarm Plus under control!
The whole top floor is fully involved in this wing of the fire building!
2 people were killed & 11 firefighters were injured!
An exterior Attack is in operation!
Photo taken before conditions worsened!
EMS removes a victim from the fire building!
Heavy fire vents out of the exposure 4 side of the fire building!
An injured firefighter is rushed to an ambulance!
Fire destroyed the top floor in this side of the huge building!
3 Tower Ladder operate from the Emmons Ave. exposure 1 side of the fire building!