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Detroit firefighters at the scene of a dwelling going throughout in the early morning hours of May 22, 2018 at 3663 Hunt Street.

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A house fire in Detroit’s 9th battalion at Peerless and Casino. Ladder 23 was making the roof with a great push of smoke. Companies on the Box…. Engines 58, 50, 60, Ladder 23, Squad 6, Chief 9.

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Firefighters vents roof during house fire with lots of smoke

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Firefighters vents roof during house fire with lots of smoke

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Firefighters vents roof during house fire with lots of smoke

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Firefighters vents roof during house fire with lots of smoke

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Firefighters vents roof during house fire with lots of smoke

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I was in Detroit for a few days earlier this week. I only made it to a few fires. This was a Box Alarm @ Tillman and W. Warren. We arrived right with Engine 34 and I was able to get them stretching. Looked like a small fire in the first floor front room. Ladder 22 vented it as they were making entry with the hoseline. The boys made a quick knockdown and brought it under control.

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Detoirt firefighters pull hose off the engine

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Detroit firefighters make entry into a burning house

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firefighter with hose in front of the house

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firefighter vents a window

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firefighters enter burning house

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firefighters battle a house fire

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firefighter vents upstairs window with smoke

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Detroit fire truck at house fire

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Detroit FD Engine 34

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THURSDAY 8-31-2017 DATELINE THE CITY OF DETROIT MICHIGAN BOX ALARM + 1 DEMS STANDBY + 1 DEMS SPECIAL CALL @ NURENBURG EAST OF VAN DYKE BOX ALARM @ 18:18 HOURS B/O/O C.O. BOX ALARM COMPANIES RESPONDING = ENGINES 46/56/60 LADDER 23 SQUAD 6 BATTALION CHIEF 9 DEMS STANDBY @ 18:20 HOURS B/O/O C.O. DEMS STANDBY COMPANI RESPONDING = MEIDC 16 DEMS S/C #1 @ 1 @ 18:20 HOURS B/O/O 1104 DEMS S/C #1 COMPANY RESPONDING = EMS CHIEF 1104

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dwelling fire in Detroit

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vacant dwelling fully engulfed in flames in Detroit

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vacant dwelling fully engulfed in flames in Detroit

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Detroit ladder truck with elevated master stream

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Detroit ladder truck with elevated master stream

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vacant dwelling fully engulfed in flames in Detroit

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vacant dwelling fully engulfed in flames in Detroit

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vacant dwelling fully engulfed in flames in Detroit

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vacant dwelling fully engulfed in flames in Detroit

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FRIDAY 7-14-2017 DATELINE CITY OF DETROIT MICHIGAN BOX ALARM + 1 SPECIAL CALL @ 3517 TILLMAN @ MARTIN LUTHER KING BLVD BOX ALARM @ 16:44 HOURS B/O/O CENTRAL OFFICE BOX ALARM COMPANIES RESPONDING ENGINES 27/34/17 LADDER 8 SQUAD 4 CHIEF 7 SPECIAL CALL #1 @ 16:54 HOURS B/O/O CHIEF 7 S/C #1 COMPANY RESPONDING ENGINE 39

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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Detroit firefighters battle fire in a dwelling

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On Sunday morning, April 9th, I had the great opportunity to shoot the Detroit Fire Department at work. I was driving down I94 at Van Dyke when a Box Alarm came in on Van Dyke just northwest of Mack. I arrived and got into position just before the first companies landed. The primary fire building was going throughout with the D side exposure heavily involved and the B side occupied going. The DFD did an incredible job of saving the occupied home under these intense conditions.

Engine 1 dumped their monitor to knock down the fire on the roof of the occupied while Engine 9 connected to a hydrant. Engine 1 then moved out of the way and tagged a hydrant down the block. Companies immediately made entry to the occupied exposure and stretched a line to that building’s attic. Hand lines were dropped to protect the occupied exposure and the first arriving truck directed an elevated stream on the same. When the primary fire building collapsed, the exterior wall fell outward onto the exterior of the occupied exposure. Even with this added obstacle, the exposure was still saved. It was good to witness the DFD do what they do best. Hope you enjoy the images.

Eric Haak

Detroit firefighters battle a house fire with a deck gun

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Detroit firefighter deploys deck gun at house fire

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Detroit firefighter deploys deck gun at house fire

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Detroit firefighters battle a house fire

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Detroit firefighters battle a house fire

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Detroit firefighters battle a house fire

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Detroit firefighters battle a house fire

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Detroit firefighters battle massive inferno

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silhouette of firefighters with massive inferno

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