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Title supplied by cataloger. An explosion detonated in a truck parking lot and corrugated metal storage building at 662 S. Mateo St. The explosion was caused by a load of corrosive chemicals in a warehouse of a trucking firm. Photograph caption reads: "Battalion chief Lowell Johnson holds remains of a bottle which contained a substance which it is believed exploded causing the blast in the 7th St. and Mateo area". Photograph dated: Aug. 19, 1974.
1 photographic print :b&w ;21 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
Explosions--California--Los Angeles Fire fighters--California--Los Angeles Buildings--Blast effects--California--Los Angeles Debris--California--Los Angeles Los Angeles Herald-Examiner photographs Herald-Examiner Collection photographs