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West Hollywood construction collapse kills one
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Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Sergieff, Mike
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Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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L.A. County firefighters and other authority figures look over the collapsed site of an apartment building under construction located at 906 N. Doheny. A construction worker was killed when he was buried alive under two feet of freshly poured concrete as the ground floor decking collapsed. The worker, identified as James Ziola, 29, had been in the building's subterranean garage checking the steel posts that shore up the decking when the collapse occurred. More than 10 tons of concrete and seven tons of metal reinforcement rained down on the underground garage. 13 other workers suffered leg and back injuries and were rushed by ambulance to Cedars-Sinai, Midway and UCLA medical centers. Photograph dated August 28, 1989.
1 photographic print :b&w ;33 x 23 cm. on sheet 36 x 28 cm.
Photographic prints
Herald Examiner Collection
Building construction--California--West Hollywood
Apartments--California--West Hollywood
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles County
Accident victims--California--West Hollywood
Construction industry--Accidents--California--West Hollywood
Construction workers--California--West Hollywood
Accidents--California--West Hollywood
West Hollywood (Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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