Sesnon expected to be contained Sat.

LOS ANGELES The Sesnon fire in the Porter Ranch area is 90-percent contained. It burned 14,375 acres and destroyed 15 homes, 57 outbuildings, 41 vehicles. The fire is also blamed for one death. This fire was started by a downed power line. Full containment is expected Saturday.

The Marek fire in the Lake View Terrace area is fully contained. It burned 4,824 acres. It destroyed 38 mobile homes, two houses and two commercial buildings.

The U.S. Forest Service announced that the preliminary cause of the Marek fire is "vehicle-related." The fire started at the bottom of a small canyon about a half-mile off Little Tujunga Road near the Marek Truck Trail on Sunday. Other details on the cause of the fire will be released "upon completion of the investigation," the Forest Service announced.

 

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