Photos: The Winona fire


Winona fire
1 Winona fire 
Smoke fills the streets
2 Smoke fills the streets 
A resident talks with firefighters
3 A resident talks with firefighters 
Winona fire
4 Winona fire 
Smoke shrouds the streets of Winona.
5 Smoke shrouds the streets of Winona. 
Firefighters at dawn
6 Firefighters at dawn 
Firefighters use aerial hoses.
7 Firefighters use aerial hoses. 
Watching the fire
8 Watching the fire 
Water pours down the front of the Islamic Center.
9 Water pours down the front of the Islamic Center. 
Battling the hot spots
10 Battling the hot spots 
Spectators watch as fire destroys part of Winona.
11 Spectators watch as fire destroys part of Winona. 
Firefighters at work
12 Firefighters at work 
After the fire
13 After the fire 
Demolition crews
14 Demolition crews 
Fire crews and demolition equipment
15 Fire crews and demolition equipment 
Smoke escapes the roof of the Islamic Center.
16 Smoke escapes the roof of the Islamic Center. 
Demolition crews pull down the building.
17 Demolition crews pull down the building. 
Firefighters gather on the sidewalk.
18 Firefighters gather on the sidewalk. 
Water cascades out a window.
19 Water cascades out a window. 
View of the destroyed buildings from above
20 View of the destroyed buildings from above 
Mohammad Ahmad listens during prayer service
21 Mohammad Ahmad listens during prayer service 
Ahmed El-Afandi leads a prayer service
22 Ahmed El-Afandi leads a prayer service 
Central Lutheran offered space for prayers Friday.
23 Central Lutheran offered space for prayers Friday.