IJskoud brandje, Boston, USA - 16-12-2016 (Foto's)

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16 december 2016 - Boston firefighters fought 6-alarm building fire in 2 F/-16,7 F weather this morning. The water froze everything it touched.

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Engine 50



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Engine 5



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Somerville Fire



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Tough weather conditions. 2 degrees now

2 F = -16, 7 C



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Engine 8



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Looking up Bunker Hill St.



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Engine 50



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Icicles



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Commissioner @ChiefJoeFinn in now Incident Command. Ongoing



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Monument St



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Engine 37



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Engine 28



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Mayor@marty_walsh on scene checking in with Commissioner @ChiefJoeFinn



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How close the building to the rear is. Thankful no wind to speak of right now



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Looking down Monument St. towards Bunker Hill St.



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Temperature right now at fire.

2 F = -16, 7 C

Feels like -12 F = -24, 4 C




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Commissioner @ChiefJoeFinn with @LOCAL_718 President Rich Paris



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Engine 8



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@BostonSparks with gallons of hot coffee and hot chocolate. They are the best!!!



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Ice



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Families will need help this holiday season being displaced from fires. Support @RedCrossMA



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Ongoing



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Roof gone



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Ladder 1



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Briefing the media



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Thawing out Ladder 1 to use again. Frozen in position



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Rear of fire building. Great job protecting the exposure.



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Again, consider supporting @RedCrossMA to help the displaced not just from this but for all they do



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Repacking many feet of hose



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Many hands trying to get the frozen ground ladder back into position



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Ladder 1



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The crew from @BostonSparks A-10 & 11 Canteen that has provided coffee, hot chocolate & beef stew.👍👍



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Engine 50



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7 1/2 hours in, Tower Ladder 10 continues putting water on hot spots



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Ladder 2 breaching the wall to create a hole to release water as weight of water buildup a problem



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Firefighter Kris Creighton, Tower Ladder 10 hitting the hot spots with Bunker Hill Monument in view



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A familiar saying at the Tower 10's controls.



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Taking over for the @BostonSparks canteen is the @SalvationArmyMA A-30 Canteen crew. Thank you all.



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Roof of the fire building