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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Photograph caption dated January 11, 1963 reads, "Los Angeles City firemen use an abandoned house at Van Nuys Airport in a test to check the qualities of a fire retardant product. They tested a portable device which is used to spray a fire retardant chemical on a structure and shrubbery threatened by a blaze. Parts of house which were treated with chemical didn't burn, while the rest blazed."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00121897 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d026_f9_i20 CARL0005405994 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/55369
Abandoned houses--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Dwellings--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Fires--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Fireproofing agents--California--Los Angeles Fire extinction--California--Los Angeles Lost architecture--California--Van Nuys (Los Angeles) Van Nuys (Los Angeles, Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs