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Verdugo Hills brush fire
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Robbins, Jeff
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes; Title supplied by cataloger.
Photograph dated March 17, 1964 shows fire fighters battling against a blaze in the Verdugo Hills fire that destroyed homes in Burbank and Glendale. The article partially reads, "Gov. Edmund G. Brown today declared fire-ravaged sections of Burbank, Glendale and Eagle Rock a disaster area, paving the way for the federal government to issue a similar declaration to seek federal assistance if necessary...The first report came about 6 a.m. yesterday from the Whiting Woods district in Glendale, east of the Verdugo Hills. That fire rapidly spread over the hills and was soon threatening homes in Burbank and other parts of Glendale."; See images #00117486 through #00117495 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fires--California--Los Angeles County
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles County
Mountains--California, Southern
Brush--California--Los Angeles County
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Verdugo Mountains (Calif.)
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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