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Fire on Camp Pendleton sends smoke inland

 

Last updated 7/6/2018 at 3:44pm

Paulette Britton

Smoke from the fire is seen when looking west over Camp Pendleton from Fallbrook Airpark.

UPDATE: 3:20 p.m. Friday, July 6

The Camp Pendleton fire is currently at approx. 125 acres burned. There is no estimate on containment. Approx. 750 homes have been evacuated so far. Those leaving O'Neil Heights should take Santa Margarita Rd.

UPDATE: 2:30 p.m., Friday, July 6

SAN DIEGO – Amid searing temperatures, a brush fire erupted at Camp Pendleton today and forced evacuations of base facilities and housing complexes, but no injuries were reported.

The broke out around 11:30 a.m. and was burning in the Mainside area, according to the Marine Corps base.

The fire had burned about 40...



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