Growth of Base Fire Has Stopped

The fire began burning about 500 meters north of the Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital at about 2 p.m., the base reports.

The growth of a four-acre fire that started on base Monday afternoon has stopped and now 60 percent contained, according to a base news release.

The fire is about 500 meters north of the Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital and began at 2 p.m.

The fire does not pose any threat to personnel and structures. Mutual aid aviation asset requests have been cancelled, the release added. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

This is a breaking news story that may be updated often. For notifications of real-time updates, follow Camp Pendleton Patch on Twitter and Facebook. 

Josh Rice October 29, 2012 at 11:58 PM
Awesome, I saw it and was looking for an explanation. There is a misspelling in the subtitle though, "aat".
Daniel Woolfolk October 30, 2012 at 12:27 AM
Thanks, Josh! I get too excited during breaking news. :P
Josh Rice October 30, 2012 at 04:32 AM
Haha, you rock Daniel. Keep up the good work.


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