Flames tower above burning houses in Hollywood Hills area
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated May 13, 1961 reads, "Raging fire forced hundreds of residents to flee homes during night." The article partially reads, "Shifting winds today alternately helped and threatened 500 exhausted firemen battling a 1,200-acre brush fire in the Hollywood Hills which destroyed 24 homes and damaged 30 others....The blaze erupted at 7:43 p.m. Friday near Hollyridge avenue and Beachwood Canyon drive in the Griffith Park area....The fire was still burning today towards Burbank and Glendale on a northern-north-eastern-northwestern line in the vicinity of Mt. Lee and Mullholland [sic], Vista Del Valle and Mt. Hollywood drives."; See images #00114985 through #00114989 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00114985 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d016_f22_i3; H-5667.2 4x5 CARL0005297435 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/48476
Fires--California--Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles) Dwellings--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles) Trees--California--Los Angeles Lost architecture--California--Hollywood (Los Angeles) Hollywood Hills (Los Angeles, Calif.) Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.) Night photographs Valley Times Collection photographs