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Photograph was edited for publication purposes Los Angeles County was officially declared a disaster area on July 21, 1960 as up to six fires raged out of control, including fires in Sunland-Tujunga, San Dimas Canyon, San Gabriel Canyon, Big Pines, and Magic Mountain. Photograph caption dated July 21, 1960 partially reads, "U. S. Forest Service helicopter rescue crew picks up Phil Denning, 18, fire fighter injured when he fell from cliff while fighting 350-acre blaze on Highway 99 near Frenchman's Flat, 20 miles north of Castaic. Denning suffered possible back fracture in fall."; See images #00114972 through #00114975 for all photos in this series.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00114974 Valley Times Collection HCNVT_d016_f21_i24 CARL0005297424 http://188.8.131.52/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/48443
United States.--Forest Service Fires--California--Los Angeles County Rescues--California--Los Angeles County Helicopters in search and rescue operations--California--Los Angeles County Helicopters--California--Los Angeles County Emergency medical personnel--California--Los Angeles County Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles County Fire fighters--Wounds and injuries Men--California--Los Angeles County Mountains--California, Southern Los Angeles County (Calif.) Valley Times Collection photographs