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Photograph was edited for publication purposes The caption refers to the 1958 fires in the Corral Canyon and Malibu Lake area of Malibu which burned over 18,000 acres, caused the loss of more than 30 homes, including the home of actor Lew Ayres, and threatened the homes of Jackie Coogan, Ronald Reagan and Bob Hope. This fire came just two years after another fire had devastated the area in December, 1956. Photograph caption dated December 3, 1958 reads, "Hundred-foot high flames sweep $40,000 home of Miss Louise Rankin in Malibu lakeside area. She said home, one of first destroyed, was filled with valuable antiques. Fire destroyed brush on Actor Ronald Regan's [sic] ranch."; See images #00114942 through #00114945 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00114944 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d016_f20_i31 CARL0005294396 http://220.127.116.11/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/47892
Fires--California--Malibu Dwellings--California--Malibu Electric lines--California--Malibu Fire fighters--California--Malibu Emergency vehicles--California--Malibu Lost architecture--California--Malibu Corral Canyon (Los Angeles County, Calif.) Malibu Lake (Calif.) Malibu (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs