2 images. Trancas Beach fire and rebirth, 26 December 1956/12 December. Fire in pre-dawn hours on December-26-1956; Same view as reconstruction under way on December-12-1957.; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1956-12-26. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Malibu fire anniversary. #80 View of Trancas Beach stretch where six homes were destroyed, made during height of blaze in the pre-dawn hours of December 26, 1956. The blaze at right is at the home of L.C. Fairbanks, in center at home of Belmont G. Beck and at extreme left, of Ralph Edwards. Homes in between are obscured by clouds of smoke".; Caption slip reads: "Photographer: Gaze. Date: 1957-12-12. Reporter: Gaze. Assignment: Malibu fire anniversaty. #55: Same view as #80 is this recent photograph with Fairbanks' and Beck homes under inprovement (construction) and the Ralph Edwards home (extreme left), Completed".