This GeoMAC Image was generated at 7:00 pm PST. It shows the westward move of the Marek Fire and the W/SW direction the Sesnon Fire is heading.
The Marek Fire has claimed one life. A homeless man was burned to death as he huddled in his makeshift shelter under the 210 Freeway at the Foothill Blvd intersection. The unidentified man was found with his dog, also dead.
The fire has burned 3,700 acres and is only 5% contained. One thousand firefighters are assigned to the Marek Fire. More than 3 dozen structures have been destroyed, most from one mobile home park in Sylmar below the entrance to Lopez Canyon.