4th alarm in St.Hyacinthe


160 photographs by Sylvain Pedneault, Monday, February 19, 2007

Under an extremely cold temperature, St.Hyacinthe firefighters battled a major fire in a commercial building on Martineau street. A total of four alarms were necessary to get control of the fire, which completely destroyed the building and caused major damages to an adjacent house and a boat.

The intervention was particularly difficult because of the presence of numerous highly flammable substances, the frequent explosion of numerous products, and the sudden collapse of the roof and a concrete block wall.

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