2 images. Civil defense fire demonstration (333 West 2nd Street), 12 March 1953. C.T. Krumsick (Los angeles Fire Department extinguishes electrical fire with CO2); Robert Berry (Los Angeles Director of Civil Defense); Ernest S. Dixon (Coordinator Region 9, State Office of Civil Defense); E.F. Wallace (State Facilities Defense Coordinator for Los Angeles area); Raymond Booth ( State Division of Architecture).; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Mercurio. Date: 03-12. Reporter: Scott. Assignment: Civil defense fire demonstration -- 333 West 2nd Street. #9-10: (Front) Inspector C.T. Krumsick, L.A. Fire Department. Civil Defense Plant Facilities Protection Detail extinguishes electrical fire with CO2. Watching state building employees to become wardens & on left end (l to r): Admiral Robert Berry, Los Angeles Director of Civil Defense; Ernest S. Dixon, coordinator Region 9, State Office of Civil Defense; & Col. E.F. Wallace, State Facilities Defense Coordinator for Los Angeles area. #8: Inspector Krumsick & Raymond Booth, State Division of Architecture, extinguish gas fire. L to r: Berry, Dixon & Wallace watch".