19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest The American Experience
Racking after a Box Alarm

This photo depicts DCFD Engine Company 18 positioned and picking up an attack line after answering a report of a building on fire on 8th St NE in DC the night before Thanksgiving. The members of the Engine Company can be seen in the back behind “racking” the 400’ attack line after finding the call to be of good intent

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 11.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States of America
Camera: V-Lux 5
Copyright: © Alexander R Lafond