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Thursday, October 29, 2009

Station over Marek

On a hill just above Kagel Canyon, a year's regrowth from the Marek Fire is dwarfed by an entire mountain completely charred by the Station Fire. Looking accross Little Tujunga Canyon toward historic Gold Creek Station as the sun sets, an incredibly lucky homestead lies at the center of a rare green patch between the two devastating fires.

'Lucky' is the operative word. Many of the people who lost their homes in the Sky Terrace mobile home park during the Marek Fire still haven't received any significant aid because the inferno was not officially declared an "emergency" by any level of government.