Riverwalk At Millennium as seen on August 13, 2008. All of the photos in this news column were taken on that date. Flames are engulfing the construction site of Stables At Millennium, located on an adjacent parcel of real estate. The skies in the area were blue in color with white clouds just minutes before this photo was taken. Note the wooden structure – slated to become one of the buildings of Stables At Millennium – is still standing.
The fire is located to the west of Riverwalk At Millennium. Fire is in full force at one of the structures under construction at Stables At Millennium, though that structure is still standing in this photo.
One of structures under construction at Stables At Millennium is now being consumed by fire.
Flames are reflected in the windows of some of the rental units of Riverwalk At Millennium. Fire continues to consume one of structures under construction at Stables At Millennium.
Fire is still contained at this point on the parcel of property where Stables At Millennium was under construction. No flames have yet reached Riverwalk At Millennium.
More windows at Riverwalk At Millennium are reflecting the march of the fire.
One of the wooden structures of Stables At Millennium is now fully engulfed in flames.
The flames from the construction site still appear to be contained on that piece of land.
At about 5:15 PM, Mr. Tom Stanley was on 8th Avenue in Conshohocken. He and others saw flames and smoke arising from the construction site of Stables At Millennium.
At about the same time Mr. Stanley saw flames from 8th Avenue in Conshohocken, Ms. Annette Baesel was on Crawford Avenue in West Conshohocken. This was what she saw at that time. According to Ms. Baesel, the flames ranged from about 50 feet high to more than 100 feet high. Recall that the flames are across the Schuylkill from this location.
The next news column will detail the spread of the fire from the construction site of Stables At Millennium into Riverwalk At Millennium as well as highlight the actions of the fire fighters as they sought to control the inferno.
The first, second, third, fourth, sixth, and seventh photographs are courtesy of Mr. Dan Berger, August 13, 2008.
The fifth and eighth photographs are courtesy of Ms. Elise Gaul, August 13, 2008.
The ninth and tenth photographs are courtesy of Mr. Tom Stanley, August 13, 2008.
The eleventh photograph is courtesy of Ms. Annette Baesel, August 13, 2008.
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