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Gallery: Roebling Block Party

By Amy Dixon, Axel Lopez

Oct 5, 2019 3:26 pm

Burned debris remained scattered throughout the center of Roebling Avenue shortly after the first fire.

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

A band of people rekindle a flame from scraps of cardboard shortly after the first fire was extinguished.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Students rest a broken mattress on the second fire to keep the flame going.

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Couches and mattresses are thrown onto the growing fire as more people surround the flames.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Students watch from the Roebling apartments and the sidewalk as the second fire roared on. Some students posed for photos in front of the fire.

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Sparks fly into the air, causing some to worry about the safety of the surrounding buildings.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Firefighters return to Roebling to extinguish another street fire.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

Police officers form a line to prevent people from getting too close to the flames.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

What was once a fiery pile of couches is hosed down as firefighters make sure all of the flames are out.

(Amy Dixon/Daily Bruin)

The Los Angeles Fire Department arrived shortly after the second fire peaked

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

A group of students attempt to start another fire, but it was unsuccessful.

(Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

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Amy Dixon | Daily Bruin senior staff
Dixon is the 2018-2019 Photo editor. She was previously a 2017-2018 assistant Photo editor.
Dixon is the 2018-2019 Photo editor. She was previously a 2017-2018 assistant Photo editor.
Axel Lopez | Daily Bruin senior staff
Lopez is a senior staff photographer. He's a fourth year Political Science student. He likes portraiture and sports photography.
Lopez is a senior staff photographer. He's a fourth year Political Science student. He likes portraiture and sports photography.
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