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Press Release #12-024 UPDATE Wildland range fire on Camp Pendleton

June 27, 2012

The Camp Pendleton Fire Department, as well other mutual aid assets, has contained approximately 80 percent of a wild-land range fire that started yesterday aboard base.  Strike teams remained on-scene overnight to contain the fire and monitor hot spots throughout the fire zone.

The fire began Tuesday during a training exercise at approximately 2:30 p.m. in the X-Ray Impact Area of the base and has burned more than 250 acres as of 4:30 a.m. today.

There are no reports of any injuries or damage to any structures. At this time there is no threat to any of the surrounding communities of the base.

For future inquiries regarding Camp Pendleton fire updates, please refer to the fire information page on the Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton Web site at

http://www.marines.mil/unit/basecamppendleton/Pages/Information/FireInformation/Home.aspx or Camp Pendleton's Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/pages/Camp-Pendleton-Scout/244860127876?v=wall



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