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Camp Pendleton fire sends smoke into Southwest Riverside/Fallbrook area

Smoke from a 150-200 acre fire in the Aliso Canyon area of Camp Pendleton has blanketed Southwest Riverside County. Murrieta Fire Department information officer Matt Corelli said anytime the Pendleton area has a large fire they receive many calls from concerned residents.

Corelli said Chief Wilkerson, from Camp Pendleton Fire Department confirmed the fire via phone. Corelli said the fire was reported around 4:00 p.m. but could not confirm containment but says among the equipment fighting the blaze are two hand crews, two strike teams, and 10 engines.

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