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Original photograph has several small stains. Photograph caption dated April 12, 1957 reads "Firemen stringing hose to fight paint store fire in downtown North Hollywood temporarily closed off Lankershim boulevard, sending heavy trucks and motorists detouring to find other routes to Hollywood Freeway. Picture was taken before second story of this building was almost completely gutted. Fire officials say damage to contents and store will run 'into thousands.'" See image 00154179 for additional photo in this series.
Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles Men--California--Los Angeles Paint shops--California--Los Angeles Fire engines--California--Los Angeles Fires--California--Los Angeles Fire extinction--California--Los Angeles Smoke--California--Los Angeles Hoses Signs and signboards--California--Los Angeles Lankershim Boulevard (Los Angeles, Calif.) North Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)