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250-acre brush fire at Camp Pendleton 80% contained

Camp Pendleton brush fire
A brush fire at Camp Pendleton that has burned more than 250 acres is considered 80% contained, the Marine Corps said Wednesday.

The fire broke out Tuesday afternoon during a training exercise. It has not damaged any structures or caused any injuries, the Marines said.

Firefighters worked through the night to control the spread of the flames.


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Photo: A brush fire burns at Camp Pendleton. Courtesy of: Jon Go and KTLA-TV Channel 5

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