461 Park Drive...

I awoke at 8am to the yelling of the contruction workers across the street. Flames were just starting to come out of the bottom bay window.

I opened my windows and started taking pictures, amazed that I could feel the heat from the flames, even through the snow.

It was a six alarm fire. The building had to be torn down. The Associated Press bought a couple of my pictures.

Because the building was being renovated (since damaged in a previous fire), no one was seriously injured.

The beginning: Someone was yelling for people to get out (they did). An ambulance was just about to arrive.
It was amazing how quickly the flames took over the bottom floor.
Ladder 26 goes into action.
The ladder operater must have been busy with something else.
Park Drive was shut down.
From above.
From below.