The cover photo of Taking the Heatby Mike McLean was from a 4 alarm fire at 87-89 Park Avenue on Oct. 15, 1981 from Station 11 at 2:58 AM. The apartment house fire resulted in 9 deaths. For more on the Cover Fire more click
1964 - RACIAL RIOTS
In center is Captain Mike Weiss E12 - Assistant Chief Joe Dayspring to right of door
1975 - THE HURRICANE
Bob Dylan's famous song HURRICANE was about the boxer Ruben "Hurricane" Carter incident that took place just across the street and down the block from the Riverside Firehouse on Lafayette Street.