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Firemen injured
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
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Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
The caption refers to the Angeles National Forest fire that began on October 13, 1959 in the Dark Canyon area of the Angeles National Forest. 30 m.p.h. gusts were responsible for the swift and erratic spread of the fires that burned through La Can~ada Flintridge and Big Tujunga Canyon, and threatening a wide span of neighborhoods including Altadena, Pasadena, Palmdale, and La Crescenta.
Photograph caption dated October 14, 1959 reads, "Fireman Robert J. Pachico, 21, left, of Ojo Sarco, N. M., rests his broken arm in sling as ambulance attendants lift another firefighter, Eugene S. Kalhdusdal, 19, of Sun Valley, into ambulance. Kalhdusdal, of 10922 Penrose St., suffered fractured spine and gash on his head. Both were treated at Glendale Sanitarium and Hospital."; See images #00114961 through #00114964 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fires--California--La Can~ada Flintridge
Fire fighters--California--La Can~ada Flintridge
Men--California--La Can~ada Flintridge
Fire fighters--Wounds and injuries
Ambulances--California--La Can~ada Flintridge
La Can~ada Flintridge (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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