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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton

Press Release #13-039 Update on De Luz Fire Aboard Camp Pendleton
October 08, 2013
CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. --

Fire crews continue to work to contain the fire that started at approximately 12:45 p.m. Saturday aboard Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton.

As of 8:00 a.m. today, it was listed at 2,236 acres and 83% containment. The reduction in size from earlier reports is due to more accurate mapping.

Southern California Interagency Team 1 took command of the fire at 2:00 p.m. Sunday.
There are 195 firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service, Camp Pendleton, and local, county and state fire departments. 

The cause of the fire is still under investigation. The fire did not begin in an artillery impact area.

For updates and pictures of the fire, please visit http://www.facebook.com/pages/Camp-Pendleton-Scout/244860127876 or call 760-725-9045.

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Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Public Affairs Office
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Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019

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