Firemen Injured at Forest Blaze

Issue 10 and Volume 107.

Firemen Injured at Forest Blaze Four Los Angeles County firemen were injured, two seriously, while fighting a forest fire in the San Gabriel Mountains north of Pasadena. Lawrence Lee, 30 and Daniel D. Cox, 27, both were rushed to Physicians and Surgeons Hospital, Glendale, with severe burns. Lee is still hospitalized with third degree burns of the face and hands, while Cox is recovering at home from first and second degree burns of the legs and arms. Engineer Robert Cox, 32 and Fireman Leonard Lippert, also were treated for eye injuries. All four men are from Engine 82 and were injured when a gust of wind swept flames toward them. The fire, which burned 100 acres of the beautiful Charleton Flats Recreation area, was started by a careless camper. More than 200 men from L. A. County and the U. S. Forest Service and 20 pieces of heavy equipment were…

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