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Title
Van Nuys apartment explosion injures 6 people
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Chinn, Paul
Date Created and/or Issued
1987
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
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Description
Title supplied by cataloger.
Residents of an apartment building at 6858 Kester Street in Van Nuys survey the damage today after an early-morning explosion injured six people, blew out windows a block away and forced the evacuation of 10 units. One man, who was burned, is believed to have caused the blast when he turned on gas jets in his apartment while attempting to commit suicide. Police Sgt. Frank Guarino was quoted as saying that the burned man was blown out of his second-story window. Photograph dated November 5, 1987.
Type
image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;24 x 35 cm. on sheet 26 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00095623
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b007_f5_i25
CARL0005107030
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30581
Subject
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Gas-pipes--California--Los Angeles
Apartments--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Dwellings--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Lost architecture--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles)
Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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