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Press Release #13-011 Active Wild-land Range Fire Aboard Camp Pendleton

April 18, 2013

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The Camp Pendleton Fire Department is currently fighting a wild-land fire here.

The fire began at approximately 10:30 a.m. in the Zulu Impact Area of the base and has burned more than 80 acres. The fire started as a result of live-fire training.

Current assets on-hand include three brush trucks and one water tender.

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.pendleton.marines.mil/About/BaseInformation/FireInformation.aspx

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Public Affairs Office
Box 555019 Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, CA 92055-5019 For more information: Phone: (760)


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