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Title
Blast shatters store, 23 hurt
Alternative Title
Los Angeles Herald Examiner Photo Collection
Creator
Ruebsamen, James
Date Created and/or Issued
1985
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/OrderingUse.html for additional information.
Description
It appears life has returned to normal at the K-Mart department store across from Ross (center) and a gas derrick (left), after a mysterious blast devastated the Ross Dress For Less store in the Fairfax District. At least 23 people were injured when the explosion occurred, perhaps fueled by gas from an abandoned oil field, which was now located somewhere in the basement of the discount clothing store. Photograph dated march 31, 1985.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;25 x 35 cm. on sheet 29 x 36 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00095603
Herald Examiner Collection
HE_b007_f5_i4
CARL0005107388
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/30108
Subject
K-Mart Corporation
Ross Dress For Less
Stores & shops--California--Fairfax (Los Angeles)
Department stores--California--Fairfax (Los Angeles)
Natural gas--Accidents--California--Los Angeles
Explosions--California--Los Angeles
Fairfax (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs
Herald-Examiner Collection photographs

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