EL HOYO, THE HOLE
8-21-88 Bronx 5th Alarm in an occupied Social Club. CAUTION- SOME OF THE IMAGES ARE GRAPHIC'- FirefighterRescue numerous victims from this fire in the basement of this Social Club. 6 people were killed in the fire and numerous injured
Firefighter make entry into the Social Club
The Fire was located at Jerome Ave & 172 Street in the Bronx. The fire went to 5 Alarms as numerous rescues were made. 6 people were killed and numerous injured. Caution, some of the photos are graphic
A victim with Burns
A badly burned victim is removed from the basement of the Social Club. People were trapped as a candle fell onto the only stairway out of the basement. Firefighters had to breach a wall to gain access and rescue those trapped. In all 6 people were killed and numerous injured.