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CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - The Las Pulgas fire first reported at 3:15 p.m. Thursday has grown to 8,000 acres burned and 5% contained. Evacuation orders for Camp Las Pulgas, Camp Margarita, Camp Las Flores and 32 Area remain in effect. The Las Pulgas gate remains closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles. Stuart Mesa Road north of Assault Craft Unit-5 remains closed. Basilone Road from Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton to Camp Horno, as well as Las Pulgas Road remain closed. Ammunition Road aboard Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook also remains closed. - CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - The Las Pulgas fire first reported at 3:15 p.m. Thursday has grown to 8,000 acres burned and 5% contained. Evacuation orders for Camp Las Pulgas, Camp Margarita, Camp Las Flores and 32 Area remain in effect. The Las Pulgas gate remains closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles. Stuart Mesa Road north of Assault Craft Unit-5 remains closed. Basilone Road from Marine Corps Air Station Camp Pendleton to Camp Horno, as well as Las Pulgas Road remain closed. Ammunition Road aboard Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook also remains closed.

Fire season is fast approaching and while training areas are at the highest risk for fires, areas of the base with overgrown vegetation are also at risk during dry spells of weather.Every year, Camp Pendleton firefighters extinguish nearly 300 wildfires on base. Last year, more than 24,062 acres of land burned which is twice more than the acreage burned in 2013. In our Always Prepared series, we give information on wildfires that occur on base and what you can do to mitigate the damage caused by them. Week One of our Always Prepared series focuses on Evacuation Plans, Evacuation Centers and Emergency Preparedness Kits. - Fire season is fast approaching and while training areas are at the highest risk for fires, areas of the base with overgrown vegetation are also at risk during dry spells of weather. Every year, Camp Pendleton firefighters extinguish nearly 300 wildfires on base. Last year, more than 24,062 acres of land burned which is twice more than the acreage burned in 2013. In our Always Prepared series, we give information on wildfires that occur on base and what you can do to mitigate the damage caused by them. Week One of our Always Prepared series focuses on Evacuation Plans, Evacuation Centers and Emergency Preparedness Kits.

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