"On arrival, members transmitted a 2nd alarm. We had heavy fire conditions in two buildings on arrival. Members faced tremendous heat, and went in under very intense circumstances.” -Chief of Department James E. Leonard on yesterdays 5th alarm fire on Olmstead Ave in the Bronx.
Seen here is pre-arrival video of yesterday's 5th Alarm. Fire extended rapidly into 4 buildings. There were 9 injuries reported: 1 non life-threatening to civilian, 7 non life-threatening to Firefighters, 1 Firefighter serious but stable (heat exhaustion)
Video Credit Via: @kempterfirewire