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[4 Alarm Rooftop Fire]

Description: Photograph of firemen dressed in dark coats with helmets scaling a brick wall to survey the smoking damage.
Date: November 14, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[1950 Fire]

Description: Photograph of firemen scaling two ladders to survey the rooftop damage on the other side of a brick wall.
Date: November 14, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Main and Field Fire]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with stores at the street level and apartments on the second with firemen scaling ladders to reach the second story.
Date: December 5, 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Wheat Furniture Co. Fire]

Description: Photograph of firefighters running hoses on a busy street with Good Nite Industries, a thrift store, and Keller Plumbing Supplies.
Date: April 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire Engine At Hydrant]

Description: Photograph of three men wearing heavy firemen jackets with a fourth man on top of the engine, a hose connecting the fire truck to the hydrant on the street. On the right is P. D. Lynn, and the driver's name is Bull Durham.
Date: April 9, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire on November 26th]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of civilians gathered on the street during the night to see a brick two story building on fire, while firefighters aim a hose at the blaze.
Date: November 26, 1951
Item Type: Photograph

[L. F. Stiles Service Station Fire]

Description: Photograph of a large, smoldering blaze near a gas tank and car, battled by firefighters with two hoses. The fire takes place at the L. F. Stiles Service Station on 122 East Clarendon.
Date: July 26, 1952
Item Type: Photograph

[November 10th House Fire]

Description: Photograph of a two story brick house with a firefighter on the roof fighting a blaze while bystanders gather on the street.
Date: November 10, 1952
Item Type: Photograph

[Standford Furniture Warehouse Fire]

Description: Photograph of the two story brick Stanford Furniture Warehouse with smoke pouring from the rooftop and windows, at 316 Olive between Live Oak and Pacific. Ladders reach the second floor and firemen climb to the roof and windows. Lieutenant Crites died in the fire.
Date: June 13, 1953
Item Type: Photograph

[Sunset Motor Lines Fire]

Description: Photograph of a huge cloud of smoke coming from the blaze on the rooftop of Sunset Motor Lines at 1514 Cockrell at Larmar.
Date: July 15, 1954
Item Type: Photograph

[Drugstore Fire]

Description: Photograph of a fireman climbing a ladder to the roof of a drug store obscured by a thick film of smoke.
Date: January 15, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Airway Theater Fire]

Description: Photograph of a neon sign reading "Airway" with the words "Now showing Key Largo also The Fuor Poster" below. The theater sits at 8006 Denton Drive.
Date: January 19, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Adolphus Hotel]

Description: Photograph of four firemen standing at the bottom of a ladder at the Adolphus Hotel, which sits on the corner of Akard and Commerce.
Date: February 11, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Adolphus Hotel Fire]

Description: Photograph of a light colored car near the fire engines parked on the side of the street to respond to a fire at Adolphus Hotel on Main east of Akard.
Date: February 11, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Front of J. C. Penny's]

Description: Photograph of a J. C. Penny's with three fire engines in the parking lot. The store sits on 5301 Inwood Plaza, the corner of Inwood and Lover's Lane, which became Eckerd Drug as of 2002.
Date: March 21, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[J. C. Penny's Fire]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a J. C. Penny's department store, with products covered by sheets as firemen scale a ladder towards the roof.
Date: March 21, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Fire at Travis School]

Description: Photograph of smoke flowing from a window on the second story of the Travis school, while three firemen scale a ladder to the rooftop.
Date: April 21, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[Travis School]

Description: Photograph of a two story brick school building with firefighters erecting a ladder to the rooftop.
Date: April 21, 1955
Item Type: Photograph