Off-Ramp for Jun 13, 2009

Ashes of Oakridge: Part 3

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Queena Kim

Residents said that the palm trees went up like "fireballs" in the sky.

Frank sifts through the debris of Oakridge. Fire officials and LAPD explain how they freed an immobile woman who was willing to die in the blaze. Residents share what drew them to the homes in the first place. And we try to understand how elderly residents react to starting over.


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