Scene at Newcomb Hotel Fire

Newcomb Fire(H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)

Newcomb Fire(H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)

Newcomb Fire2(H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)

Newcomb Fire2(H-W Photo/Michael Kipley)

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Newcomb FireThe historic Newcomb Hotel continues to burn late Friday evening in this view looking north on Fourth Street from the roof of the Hotel Elkton. (H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)

Newcomb FireBystanders watch from Fourth and Jersey as the historic Newcomb Hotel continues to burn late Friday evening. (H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)

Newcomb Fire_344aaWith her young companion engrossed in his video game, Quincy resident Zania Dyer watches the historic Newcomb Hotel burn late Friday evening from the roof of the Hotel Elkton. Dyer said she had come to pick up her boyfriend, a worker at the Patio Restaurant, and the couple decided to join others on the roof to watch the hotel burn.(H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)

Newcomb Fire_377aBystanders watch from the roof of the Hotel Elkton as the Newcomb Hotel burns late Friday night. (H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)

Newcomb Fire_157a(H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)

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Newcomb Fire_117aA man passes through the smoke-filled intersection at Fourth and Maine as the Newcomb Hotel burns Friday evening in downtown Quincy. (H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)

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Newcomb Fire_03a(H-W Photo/Phil Carlson)

5 Comments

  1. Susan Pierson Sep 07, 2013, 8:43 am

    Mike Kipley did another tremendous job capturing this horrible event. Lots of great photos from lots of people, but Mike is one of the greats.

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  3. THESE WERE SOME OF THE BEST PICTURE AN AWESOME JOB SIR

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  5. A very big loss. How sad is this?

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