This is the scene when I arrived at the Fifth Alarm on 12-26-02, The candle factory complex was fully involved! The area of fire was Pitkin & Liberty Avenues to Glenmore and Shieffeld Aves.
Heavy fire vents through the roof and out the windows on the exposure # 2 side of the complex!
Looks like a fire storm!
The wall collapses on the exposure # 2 side of the fire building!
After the collapse!
Heavy fire out the exposure # 1 side of the fire building!
Tower Ladders operate on the exposue # 4 side of the fire building!
Fire is in this large concrete building with no windows on the exposure # 3 side of the complex, members were withdrawn and tower ladders went to work!
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