Before dawn, repair begins on the collapsed 5 Freeway. (Los Angeles Times )
Gas from a ruptured supply line burns as water from a broken water main floods Balboa Boulevard in the Granada Hills area of Los Angeles. The fire from the gas main destroyed two homes, right.
A police motorcycle officer died after the collapse of a transition bridge between the 14 and 5 freeways.
A damaged house in Fillmore six months after the Northridge quake.
Construction workers and investigators begin demolition at the remains of the Northridge Meadows apartment complex.
Bricks and debris surround a building on Hollywood Boulevard after the Northridge earthquake.
The 10 freeway split and collapsed over La Cienega Boulevard during the Northridge quake.
Cal State Northridge students walk past a collapsed parking structure on campus.
The destroyed Bullocks department store at Northridge Fashion Center.
The Kaiser Permanente outpatient center in Northridge after the quake.
A portion of the Bullock’s department store in the Northridge Fashion Center collapsed in the Northridge earthquake.
The Northridge Meadows apartment complex, in which 16 people died when the upper floors collapsed onto the so-called soft story ground floor.
The covered body of Los Angeles Police Officer Clarence Wayne Dean lies near his motorcycle, which plunged off the 14 Freeway overpass that collapsed onto Interstate 5.
Fillmore’s Cental Market was one of the many buildings and businesses hard hit by the Northridge earthquake.
Damaged apartments in Sherman Oaks. (Khan, Irfan / Los Angeles Times)