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Around 7pm an empty century old building, where renovations were taking place for future condos, caught fire on the top floor. Multiple fire fighter brigades where called in. No victims reported.

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Condo On Fire

View on fire from Chinatown.

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Fire Cast

Just behind the old La Presse building and to the left of Bank Of Montreal building the fire is breaking.
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Rue Saint-Jacques back alley.

Brave

Firefighters stand on the rooftop of the building adjacent to the one on fire. Residents had to be evacuated.
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Levers and Dials

Fire engine love.

  • November 8th, 2012
  • NEX-5N
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/80 sec
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Firefighters putting down the fire at the penthouse.

Brigade

Firefighters observe and control fire from the adjacent rooftop.

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Additional brigades observe the action of the colleges through the windows.

  • November 8th, 2012
  • NEX-5N
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/80 sec
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Fire engine retracted its ladder after putting down the fire at the top floor.

  • November 8th, 2012
  • NEX-5N
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/80 sec

Fire Hose

Hoses stretched out over the parking lot at the fire site in Old Port.

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Onlookers

  • November 8th, 2012
  • NEX-5N
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/80 sec
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Drip-drip

Fire engine dripping water detail.

  • November 8th, 2012
  • NEX-5N
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/80 sec
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Notre-Dame Basilica can be seen in the background of the operation.

  • November 8th, 2012
  • NEX-5N
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/80 sec

For your safety

  • November 8th, 2012
  • NEX-5N
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/60 sec

This street is closed

Access blocked to rue Saint-Jacques.
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  • November 8th, 2012
  • NEX-5N
  • 50mm / f/1.8 / 1/80 sec

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WiltheK
Wilfried TheK  almost 4 years ago
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Beautiful story... Wonderful shots, brilliant and powerful. Congratulations.
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Nik [Nitro] Yur  over 3 years ago
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Thank you sir.