SoCal Fires; Four Counties Battling Flames

The Marek Fire is burning in Los Angeles County and has already burned dozens of homes and claimed one life. The Sesnon Fire originally started in L.A. County on Oat Mountain and has since crossed into Ventura County. The Sesnon has burned more than two dozen homes.

The Juliet Fire is burning out of control on San Diego County on the Camp Pendleton Marine base. In San Bernardino County firefighters are tackling three fires. Information on these fires has not been posted.

All fires are wind driven events. The Santa Ana winds pushing these fires is due to abate today. Below are the latest MODIS detections. The red dots indicate active flame.

Note: These modis images are not real time.

Sesnon Fire and Marek Fire from Google Earth with KML overlay

Juliet Fire, north San Diego County

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