This is an archival story that predates current editorial management.
This archival content was written, edited, and published prior to LAist's acquisition by its current owner, Southern California Public Radio ("SCPR"). Content, such as language choice and subject matter, in archival articles therefore may not align with SCPR's current editorial standards. To learn more about those standards and why we make this distinction, please click here.
Marek Fire 100% Contained
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.