Pompeii in L.A.: After the Firestorm

What Remains: Scenes at the Oakridge Mobile Home Park, where even the street names were erased by fire. Cars left behind in driveways became smoldering shells and, here and there, random statues survived — a Bambi-cute deer, grayed by smoke, four lifesize smiling cats, an angelic little girl — reminders of the pride and charm of a neighborhood that disappeared overnight.
Ted Soqui

What Remains: Scenes at the Oakridge Mobile Home Park, where even the street names were erased by fire. Cars left behind in driveways became smoldering shells and, here and there, random statues survived — a Bambi-cute deer, grayed by smoke, four lifesize smiling cats, an angelic little girl — reminders of the pride and charm of a neighborhood that disappeared overnight.

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