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With all their movable belongings piled in the back of an old automobile, Mr. and Mrs. Jay Compton are shown on November 25, 1938, when they left their Topanga Canyon home, fleeing the flames. For hours they watched the fire creep nearer and nearer to their home, until at last they gave up hope of saving it.
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00057061 Herald Examiner Collection HE box 8140 CARL0000060771 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/22171
Fires--California--Topanga Canyon (Los Angeles County) Dwellings--California--Topanga Canyon (Los Angeles County) Automobiles--California--Los Angeles County Topanga Canyon (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Herald-Examiner Collection photographs