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Photograph was edited for publication purposes The caption refers to the 1958 fires in the Corral Canyon and Malibu Lake area of Malibu which burned over 18,000 acres, caused the loss of more than 30 homes, including the home of actor Lew Ayres, and threatened the homes of Jackie Coogan, Ronald Reagan and Bob Hope. This fire came just two years after another fire had devastated the area in December, 1956. Photograph caption dated December 3, 1958 reads, "George Gettig of Camp Crew 6, Newhall, directs his men as they fight blaze in small building on Bob Hope's White Oak Ranch, Main ranch buildings were saved."; See images #00114942 through #00114945 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00114945 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d016_f20_i32 CARL0005294397 http://126.96.36.199/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47893
Hope, Bob,--1903-2003--Homes and haunts Fires--California--Malibu Ranches--California--Malibu Dwellings--California--Malibu Fire fighters--California--Malibu Trees--California--Malibu Lost architecture--California--Malibu Corral Canyon (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Malibu Lake (Calif.) Malibu (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs