Firefighters from FDNY Ladder 48 removed a woman and a handicapped man from an apartment above the fire in an occupied multiple dwelling. The fast-moving, five-alarm blaze spread to adjacent exposures. The fire occurred in the Hunts Point section of the Bronx on March 9, 2011.
Dedication: This month's Firehouse® is dedicated to Battalion Chief Steven F. Auch, 56, of the Indianapolis, IN, Fire Department; Firefighter Daniel C. Dare, 52, of the Avon, IL, Fire Protection District; Chief Richard Leo Barbour, 55, of Wilson's Mills Fire and Rescue in Smithfield, NC; Airman First Class Derek Kozorosky of Kadena Air Base in Japan; and Firefighter Joshua Wilkes, 26, of the Unity Fire Department in Guntown, MS, who died in the line of duty, February 2011.
Cover by: Mike O’Keefe