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Six-acre Sun Valley fire quickly quelled
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Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph caption dated June 26, 1963 reads, "A fireman soaks down embers from a brush fire which spread over six acres in Sun Valley shortly after noon Tuesday near Roscoe Blvd. and Glencrest Dr. Firemen said no structures were threatened by the blaze which was reported at 12:24 p.m. It was out 30 minutes later after 10 fire companies, a helicopter unit mountain fire trucks answered the alarm because of the high brush fire danger. One fire official said the fire was started by four boys about 12 or 13 years old who are being sought by authorities. The fire was only a half mile north of one which burned almost five acres of brushland [sic] June 21."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Los Angeles (Calif.).--Police Department--Employees
Men--California--Los Angeles
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles
Fires--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Fire extinction--California--Los Angeles
Fire extinction--Water-supply
Fire hose
Fire engines--California--Los Angeles
Automobiles--California--Los Angeles
Sidewalks--California--Los Angeles
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Brush--California--Los Angeles
Trees--California--Los Angeles
Dwellings--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Streets--California--Sun Valley (Los Angeles)
Mountains--California, Southern
Sun Valley (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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