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Extremely high temperatures, heavy smoke, narrow aisles, and very limited access. The Stentorians are a fraternal organization of African American firefightersbased in Los AngelesCaliforniaand founded in Fire Department’s torch relay honors comrades who have fallen in the line of duty”.

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E arrived on the south side of the library and provided a supply line to the 2nd floor to supplement the standpipe system. Both are terminated unfairly during their academy training, which path Jim Crow practices now took in the FD.

The fire that remains is located in the northeast stack. Realizing the need for salvage work, Chief Anthony ordered 3 fully staffed Salvage Companies.

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Real Thing Upsets Movie Company”. There are reports from members of the Attack teams that the metal of the bookshelves are bright red from heat.

It is now beautifully restored and has the original apparatus floor tiles, poles and kitchen out-building. When the Los Angeles Times published an article on the museum libbraryit wrote: Whenever a fire attack team opens a nozzle, they are driven back by super heated steam.


From the outside, dark smoke can now be seen coming from the center and west portion of the building. There is still a great deal of difficulty in advancing librayr lines due to lkbrary extreme heat that has been built up inside of the building. Infirefighter Arnett Hartsfield, Jr. His location is at the west end of the hall connecting the northeast stack to the northwest stack at the 7th tier level see figure 4.

Division I, Chief Rojo arrived on the scene and was assigned as Operations. Resistance to men and women of color still exists in fire departments across the country and even libdary discrimination is no longer overt, the numbers of firefighters in the ranks do not reflect the demographics of the populations served, hence the continued need [28] for such fraternal organizations.

Station 30, along with station 14, integrated in and was later closed in Division “A” librry Chief Rojo is assigned the northwest quadrant.

They reported that nothing was showing. There is also a research library and a learning center where fire and life safety lessons are taught.


The memorial also includes a series of life-size bronze statues depicting five firefighters. Laafd Foran and Robert Armstrong were in the middle of a scene when the alarm sounded.

Sports Negro league baseball. As relief crews arrive, companies are rotated to the Bonaventure Hotel and Red Cross area to be fed. The LAFD has become polarized, not only within itself, but also within the high risk communities it serves.

A planning meeting is held by Chief Anthony with all Division Commanders. Companies are being released from the fire to go to the Bonaventure Hotel for dinner. Sawdust was used to direct water out of the building. A coordinated attack alternating between exterior heavy streams and interior hand lines continues until approximately hours, when all fire that can be reached by exterior heavy streams has been knocked down. At the time of his retirement inO’Neill recalled the company’s efforts in fighting the Paramount sound stage fire inthe Consolidated Laboratories fire the same year, and dozens of other fires over the years.


SQ-4 entered the building from the 5th Street side and went to the 2nd floor northeast stack area and assisted companies working in that area advancing lines up the stairs in the stack. July Learn how and when to remove this template message. A month after taking office, he was given a petition backed by the NAACP [7] that protested that the LAFD did not represent the people it served because it was not integrated.


This article may be confusing or unclear to readers. Hot spots will continue to be found in the piles of burned books up to five days after the fire was extinguished. Nightly hazing had become warped lirary degrading, and when 6 more blacks were sent to Old 10, the tension was palpable.

The Fire Attack teams in this area encountered the same problems as the Fire Attack teams in the north east stack.