Oriented from the front to the rear of the store, this picture was taken of the interior of the Montgomery Ward store the day after the fire. The interior has been destroyed, with only the steel girders remaining standing.
Fire extinction; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Fire hose; Stores, Retail; Variety stores; Fire departments--Uniforms;
Smoke pours out of the front door and windows of the Sprouse-Reitz Variety Store. Two ladders are propped up against the store front. Two fire fighters spray water from a hose directly into the store, while two fire fighters walk on the sidewalk...
Fire extinction; Fire hose; Fire fighters; Smoke; Fires; Department stores;
Thick smoke billows from the roof of the Sonna Building in downtown Boise. Fire fighters send three streams of water from hoses on the street in through the windows above the J.C. Penney Building. Hoses line the 900 block of Main Street.