Los Angeles Fire Department trucks line up in a staging area near 109th and Normandie Streets in South Central Los Angeles, Friday, May 1, 1992.
Members of the California National Guard get organized at the Coliseum in Los Angeles, Friday, May 1, 1992 before heading out to the streets. The Guard was called to duty to help stop fires and looting.
A convoy of U.S. Marines from Camp Pendleton in San Diego County, right, make their way to the Tustin U.S. Marine Corps Air Station in Tustin, California, Friday, May 1, 1992 as President George Bush ordered military units from the Army and the Marines to stand ready to help the police and the National Guard to restore order in Los Angeles. Civilian traffic on the road near the air station was stopped while convoy moved through.