Sand Fire Santa Clarita California

The Sand Fire continued burning for the fourth day in Santa Clarita. The fire has burned more than 33,000 acres, destroyed at least 18 homes and has claimed a life.  About 10,000 homes have been evacuated. The Sand Fire broke out Friday afternoon near Sand Canyon Road in Santa Clarita, along the northbound Antelope Valley (14) Freeway.

Two Los Angeles Sheriff deputies watch as the Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

The Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

A roadside memorial on Sand Canyon Road is burned as the Sand Fire burns in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

Vehicles are burned on Sand Canyon Road as the Sand Fire burns in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

The Sand Fire burns in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

Vehicles and homes are burned on Sand Canyon Road as the Sand Fire burns in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

Two Los Angeles Sheriff deputies watch as the Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

Toys burn as the Sand Fire burns in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

Firefighters battle the Sand Fire on Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

A wind monitoring station is covered in Foscheck as the Sand Fire burns in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

Several homes and vehicles are destroyed on Sand Canyon Road as the Sand Fire burns in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

The moon is turned red as the Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

Flames from the Sand Fire leap next to Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

A firefighter prepares to start a backfire as the Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

The Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

The Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

A firefighter walks past flames as the Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

A firefighter works to put out hotspots as the Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

A firefighter starts a backfire as the Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

The Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

A firefighter throws an incendiary device to start a backfire as the Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

The Sand Fire burns near Placerita Canyon Road in Santa Clarita Monday July 25, 2016.

Chris Hunter - July 26, 2016 - 2:44 am

Very good coverage, so sorry to see so much destroyed with a single fire. I’m sure there may be more to come.. Fire season just began.. pray for rain and no lightning.

David H. Ford - August 4, 2016 - 2:33 am

Great Shots.