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Brush fire causes 'precautionary evacuation' on Camp Pendleton

Smoke from fire may be visible in Fallbrook and Bonsall, but there is no immediate threat to areas off-base


Last updated 9/30/2020 at 4:04pm

North County firefighters responded Wednesday afternoon to assist with a brush fire that triggered evacuations on Camp Pendleton.

Base officials posted to Camp Pendleton's Twitter account at 1:28 p.m. that a vegetation fire on the west side of De Luz Road was potentially threatening structures, and the surrounding area was initially being placed under a precautionary evacuation.

About 45 minutes later, Camp Pendleton officials tweeted the forward spread of the fire has been stopped.

Base officials said at about 3:40 p.m. that repopulation of housing that had been evacuated "should occur wit...

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