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Photo Gallery August 22, 2013  RSS feed

Three-Alarm Inferno Scorches Lofts In Ridgewood, Brooklyn



Firefighters used five hose lines to quell a three-alarm blaze that broke out in the basement and first floor of a four-story, mixed-use building located at Troutman Street and Cypress Avenue in Ridgewood, Brooklyn at 4:45 p.m. last Thursday, Aug. 14. The left photo shows the FDNY’s extensive response to the incident. In the right photo, one of the building’s canine residents is shown with an individual being evacuated from the smoke-filled structure. Responding to the fire (in order of arrival) were FDNY Engine Companies 271, 237, 206, 218, 291, 277, 222, 217, 230, 229, 286, 214 and 332; Ladder companies 24, 140, 112, 108, 142, 111, 135, 176 and 104; Rescue 2; Squad Co. 252; and Battalions 28, 37, 35, 57, 44 and 45—under the direction of FDNY Division 11—as well as the 83rd Precinct and EMS units. 
(left photo: Max Jaeger; right photo: Allen Epstein) Firefighters used five hose lines to quell a three-alarm blaze that broke out in the basement and first floor of a four-story, mixed-use building located at Troutman Street and Cypress Avenue in Ridgewood, Brooklyn at 4:45 p.m. last Thursday, Aug. 14. The left photo shows the FDNY’s extensive response to the incident. In the right photo, one of the building’s canine residents is shown with an individual being evacuated from the smoke-filled structure. Responding to the fire (in order of arrival) were FDNY Engine Companies 271, 237, 206, 218, 291, 277, 222, 217, 230, 229, 286, 214 and 332; Ladder companies 24, 140, 112, 108, 142, 111, 135, 176 and 104; Rescue 2; Squad Co. 252; and Battalions 28, 37, 35, 57, 44 and 45—under the direction of FDNY Division 11—as well as the 83rd Precinct and EMS units. (left photo: Max Jaeger; right photo: Allen Epstein)