These guys do some job, new level of respect for these people. Blaze at the derelict co-operative funeral building on morrison street next to the Kingston bridge
National Geographic's Photography Contest 2010
National Geographic is once again holding their annual Photo Contest, with the deadline for submissions coming up on November 30th. For the past eight weeks, they have been gathering and presenting galleries of submissions, encouraging readers to rate them as well. National Geographic was again kind enough to let me choose some of their entries from 2010 for display here on The Big Picture. Collected below are 47 images from the three categories of People, Places and Nature. Captions were…
This is a picture of a very early fire truck. The picture was taken in 1911, when motorized vehicles were still pretty much of a novelty. What I find interesting about the picture is that I don't really see fire hoses, ladders, or muh equipment. It appears the truck was primarily used to take fire fighters to the fire.
Photo of exhausted firefighters goes viral
They worked throughout the night in horrific and dangerous conditions so Catherine Hill Bay would survive - though they don't consider themselves heroes.