Early Wendesday morning a fire began at the Bethlehem Steel plant in Lakawanna. These are the shots I took later in the day when the many firefighters on the scene brought the blaze undercontrol. At this point there was still a lot of smoke billowing from the collapsed old building.

 

Lakawanna neighborhood

Lakawanna neighborhood

 

Smoke behind Lakawanna homes

Smoke behind Lakawanna homes

 

Somoke and rooftops

Smoke and rooftops

 

Stop sign at Beech with fire hydrant

Stop sign at Beech with fire hydrant

 

The scene through trees

The scene through trees

 

Battling the fire from firetrucks

Battling the fire from firetrucks

 

Firefighters gathered at the scene

Firefighters gathered at the scene

 

Firefighters walking through the fence

Firefighters walking through the fence

 

Roof fallen into building

Roof fallen into building

 

Fighting the fire from the inside

Fighting the fire from the inside

 

Smoke buildup inside building

Smoke buildup inside building

 

View of the scene at a distance

View of the scene at a distance

 

Another district's firetruck

Another district’s firetruck

 

Fighting the fire from above

Fighting the fire from above

 

Water blast above the building

Water blast above the building

 

A view up the ladder

A view up the ladder

 

Firefighters walking to the fire

Firefighters walking to the fire

 

Firefighter helmet laying on the grass

Firefighter helmet laying on the grass