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The Vendome Firefighters

Killed in the Line of Duty June 17, 1972

The Vendome Firefighters

Scene at 4:45am

Crews putting down sand where the gas was just vacuumed up

Moon over a really big vacuum

Getting ready to tow

Removing the mangled box that hung from the trucks undercarriage.

Street light

After ripping up the box, it ruptured valves that were next to it

Base of street light fixture was run over. It jammed up into a box that hung from the truck.

Cleanup underway

More foam

Where leak is, these valves

Fuel from right truck loaded into truck on left

Sand surrounds sewer, foam sits on top of gas.