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Marek Fire 100% Contained

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Per unified command, the Los Angeles Fire Department announced tonight that the Marek Fire in the northeast valley that scorched 4,824 acres is now fully contained. In addition to one death, the latest and most likely final tally on losses and damages show that 41 homes were destroyed with eight more damaged. Two commercials buildings were lost andanother two were damaged. 22 buildings out buildings were also destroyed.