Becky Powell stops loading her car long enough to check the fire's progress on July 8, 1985, at her Johnson Avenue-area home in San Luis Obispo.
Becky Powell stops loading her car long enough to check the fire's progress on July 8, 1985, at her Johnson Avenue-area home in San Luis Obispo. Telegram-Tribune
Becky Powell stops loading her car long enough to check the fire's progress on July 8, 1985, at her Johnson Avenue-area home in San Luis Obispo. Telegram-Tribune

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Photographer David Middlecamp has been delving into The Tribune's archives to share historical photos and articles about the Central Coast with readers since 2007. Reach him at dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com .