Malibu fire aftermath
Date: 11/25/2007 Album ID: 379111
Photos by John Lazar
Residents of Lockwood Rd. in Malibu return to their homes on Sunday, November 25, 2007. (John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
Filling a tub with water, soda and ice, Jerri Churchill and her family offer help to their neighbors and anyone else needing it while passing by their home on Lockwood Rd. in Malibu on Sunday, November 25, 2007. (John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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The Churchill family home stands untouched in the background as a view from their neighbor's garage reveals four burned autos and a Harley Davidson motorcycle in the garage that burned with the rest of the Lockwood Rd. home in Malibu on Sunday, November 25, 2007. (John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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A statue of an angel stayed untouched as the rest of the home on Lockwood Rd. in Malibu became a fire statistic by catching fire on Saturday, November 24, 2007. (John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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Jerri Churchill, left, and her sons Griffin, 6, and Frankie, 7, stand out on the family's porch where looking at the damage over the canyon that was caused to other homes around them. Their home on Lockwood Rd. in Malibu on suffered minor damage in the backyard as they returned on Sunday, November 25, 2007 to find out that firemen had even taken their patio furniture and placed them out of harm's way.(John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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Jerri Churchill and her family returned home to minor damages to their backyard and were quickly outside offering help to their neighbors and anyone else needing it while passing by their home on Lockwood Rd. in Malibu on Sunday, November 25, 2007.  As Churchill stands on her porch, she explains that she can never leave their view, home or neighbors just because of fire dangers.(John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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A home on Malibu's Lockwood Rd. that garaged two classic sports cars, a vintage truck, Jeep and a Harley Davidson were all a total loss having burned to the ground in the fires on Saturday, November 24, 2007 as some homeowners were still unaware of the fate of their property.(John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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Having survived five fires starting in 1983 while living in their Malibu home on Lockwood Rd., Warren and Patricia Allen along with their dog Oliver escaped the fires and attribute a part of their luck to having cleared enough brush from around their home. (John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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A Vernon, CA, fire truck makes stops at each home on Lockwood Rd. in Malibu, CA, on Sunday, November 25, 2007 to look for hotspots on damaged homes that can potentially fuel more fires again if winds were to kick up again.(John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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Two-year resident of Malibu's Lockwood Rd. John Shafai returns home on Sunday, November 25, 2007 to look for damages to his home which escaped harm but leaving him wondering about his future as both of his neighbor's homes on the left and right suffered fire damage.(John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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Fire trucks make stops at each home on Lockwood Rd. in Malibu on Sunday, November 25, 2007 to look for hotspots on damaged homes that can potentially fuel more fires again if winds were to kick up again. (John Lazar/L.A. Daily News Staff Photographer)
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