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Uncompleted homes threatened by huge brush fire
Alternative Title
Valley Times Photo Collection
Brich, George
This project was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act, administered in California by the State Librarian
Made accessible through a grant from the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation and Photo Friends
Date Created and/or Issued
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
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Photograph was edited for publication purposes
Photograph caption dated July 17, 1963 reads, "Blaze Tuesday barely missed North Oaks tract in Soledad Canyon near Newhall." The article partially reads, "Children playing with matches were suspected today of setting one of two brush fires which burned a total of nearly 350 acres in Soledad Canyon near Newhall. Los Angeles County Fire Department Captain William Insley told the Valley times TODAY that investigations will continue today to identify persons responsible for a more than 300-acre blaze which for a time Tuesday threatened North Oaks, a housing tract development."
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm.
Photographic prints
Valley Times Collection
Fires--California--Los Angeles County
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles County
Housing development--California--Los Angeles County
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles County
Dwellings--California--Los Angeles County--Design and construction
Trucks--California--Los Angeles County
Electric lines--Poles and towers
Mountains--California, Southern
Soledad Canyon (Los Angeles County, Calif.)
Los Angeles County (Calif.)
Valley Times Collection photographs

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