Crews Halt Brush Fire That Burned 150 Acres on Camp Pendleton
CAMP PENDLETON (KUSI) – Firefighters Tuesday morning halted the spread of a blaze that burned roughly 150 acres of brush in a training area on Camp Pendleton, authorities said.
The Marine Corps base first reported an eight-acre fire around 7:50 p.m. Monday. By 10:15 p.m., the blaze had grown to 50 acres and was 20% contained.
Sheriff’s officials reported that smoke from the fire may have been visible in Fallbrook and Vista.
Shortly before 1 a.m., base officials reported that the forward spread of the blaze had been stopped. As of 6:15 a.m., the fire had burned 150 acres and was 80% contained.
No injuries were reported.