Press Release #14-013 UPDATE #1: Brush Fire aboard Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook[MIGRATE]

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by Cpl. Christopher Duncan

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Camp Pendleton's O'Neill Heights Housing, as well as the De Luz Child Development Center have also been ordered to evacuate.

Children evacuated from the De Luz Child Development Center have been relocated to the Fisher Child Care Center on Mainside.  Parents can contact the Fisher Child Care Center at (760) 725-0845.

Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook personnel and Camp Pendleton's De Luz housing residents and Mary Fay Elementary School were ordered to evacuate at 10:20 today.

Camp Pendleton's Paige Field house, located aboard Mainside, is serving as the evacuation site.

Base fire crews responded to a brush fire aboard Naval Weapons Station, Fallbrook, at approximately 9:45 a.m., today. The fire is estimated to have burned more than 150 acres.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.