Fort Worth Fire Program: March 5, 2020

Glen Ellman Fort Worth FireGlen Ellman began photographing firefighters while growing up on Long Island, NY. He published his first fire image in Newsday at age 14, and later photographed a tragic, nationally reported fire in Syracuse, NY, while a photojournalism student at Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications.

He has captured more than 2 million frames of firefighters and EMS responders at fires and behind the scenes at stations and training. Above, from Glen’s archives.

Glen has been making images in the Fort Worth-Dallas area for more than 30 years. He began his career as a newspaper photographer, including at the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. He now provides commercial photo services to businesses, community organizations and other clients, along with his work as the official photographer for the Fort Worth Fire Department.