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Title [Fighting a fire from the rooftop of a townhouse]
Collection 1977 Blackout Slide collection
Photographer unknown
Image ID v2007.042.53
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Date 1977
Description A fire company attempting to put out a fire. The photo shows a ladder reaching up to the roof of a townhouse from a firetruck across the street as smoke billows overhead. A fireman is on top of the roof and he faces away from the camera. In the foreground are the heads of a group of onlookers.

Place Names Bushwick (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Subject Headings Electric power failures
Townhouses (Attached houses)
Fire departments
Fire engines & equipment
Fire fighters
Fire fighting
Fire fighting equipment
Fire hats
Fire helmets
Collection Finding Aid 1977 Blackout Slide collection (2007.042)