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Title
Fireboats in action at the Ford plant
Date Created and/or Issued
January 27, 1956
Contributing Institution
California State University, Dominguez Hills, Archives and Special Collections
Collection
Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection
Rights Information
Permission to publish the image must be obtained from the CSUDH Archives as owner of the physical item and copyright. In instances when copyright ownership is not clear it is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain copyright permission.
Description
Long Beach fireboats join those of Los Angeles and the Navy to attack flames at Long Beach Harbor Ford plant. Explosion and fire caused when levee of the Dominguez Channel burst near plant, sending oil and water into Ford plant, shorting out electrical circuits. Fireboats battled the blaze for five hours.
Type
Image
Identifier
3397_6
http://cdm16855.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/LBFiremen/id/3229
Source
Long Beach Fireman's Historical Museum Photographs Collection
CSUDH Archives
Relation
Fire Boats; Fires; Harbor Fires; Harbors; Armed Forces; Businesses; Aerials
M0013

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