November 2006
Fire Chief;Nov2006, Vol. 50 Issue 11, p14
Trade Publication
The article reports about a fire accident which took place at a shoe store in Bronx, New York City. The accident caused excessive damage to the 2-storey brick building. The fire which started in the rear of the shoe store in the morning went to the fifth alarm after 11 a.m. Nearly 200 firefighters responded to the accident and no casualties have been reported. Only two firefighters got minor injuries which were treated on the scene.


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