Where the Wildfires Are Now
The Sky Terrace Mobile Lodge sits empty in the Lakeview Terrace section of Los Angeles, after being destroyed by the Marek Fire. (AP Photo/Ric Francis)
After winds began to die down yesterday, the Sesnon Fire somewhat subsided last night as it burned in Simi Valley. Now 20% contained, the latest reported acreage consumed by the fire is 13,285. Around 2,300 firefighters are dedicated to the fire that began in Porter Ranch and spread to Granada Hills, Chatsworth and Simi Valley. "72 structures were damaged or destroyed, all in the Los Angeles City and County areas," the Ventura County Fire Department reports, who has lifted many of the evacuations on their side of the fire.
"As of Wednesday morning, the only locations with prohibited or strictly limited access within the City of Los Angeles are several neighborhoods north of the Ronald Reagan (State Route 118) Freeway, between Balboa and Reseda Boulevards," advised the LA Fire Department on their blog.
A new fire that broke out this morning shortly before 8:00 a.m. is burning north of Malibu in La Jolla Canyon of Point Mugu State Park.