Here are a pile of great videos from the past several days. The fires span the US from New York, Pennsylvania, California, West Virginia, Maryland, and Massachusetts.
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Photo by Paul Martinka
FDNY Firefighters Battle Fire in Brooklyn at Associated Supermarket. The massive three-alarm blaze broke out inside a building on Fifth Avenue near 17th Street about 12:15 a.m. today and quickly spread throughout the three story structure, tearing through the Associated Supermarket, in the ground floor and gutting 10 residential apartments above, said officials.
Video: Firefighters Battle AC Transit Bus Fire in Berkeley California. According to Sabina Imrie, assistant fire chief for special operations at the department, the first call reporting the blaze came at around 12:35 p.m. She said the back portion of the bus was on fire when firefighters from the department arrived.
Stubborn Three Decker Fire in Boston Works its Way from the Basement through the Roof in this 4 Alarm Fire on Chester Street. This stubborn fire in a large three-decker residential structure in the Allston section of Boston. Eight residents were displaced, 125 firefighters were on the job, 20+ apparatus on scene, 1 firefighter injury.
Video Shows Rankin Borough Rowhouse Burning in Allegheny County Outside Pittsburgh. Two Firefighters Injured. Lonell Horton, Anthony Carter and several of their neighbors lost everything they own Wednesday when a quick-moving fire swept through a rowhouse in Rankin, sending billowing smoke so high into the air that it could be seen in several Mon Valley communities.
Early video: Prince George’s County house fire. Five firefighters hurt on Anaio Court in Clinton, Maryland. This is video from Morningside VFD of Wednesday’s house fire at 8200 Anaio Court in Clinton, Maryland. You can also hear a little of the radio traffic in the background. The fire left five firefighters with minor injuries.
Granville Firefighters Battle Well Involved House Fire in Maidsville. Well involved, decent video. This is a perfect example of the need for use of 2 1/2″ hose instead of 1 3/4″. Although the report says they had early water supply issues so it might not have been a feasible option.
Video: Is this a Box Alarm? St. Luke’s Roosevelt Ambulance Catches Fire outside New York City Hospital. Who Said EMS Doesn’t need the Fire Service? Updated with another video at the bottom (hat tip STATter911.com) Who says Emergency Medical Services doesn’t need the Fire Service? It looks as though these guys needed firefighters!