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325-acre 'training fire' burns at Camp Pendleton

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Posted at 2:34 PM, Jun 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-06-23 17:34:47-04

CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - A 325-acre blaze burning at Camp Pendleton Saturday was described as a "training fire" by a base official.

It was started sometime before 1:30 p.m. in Range 600, which is near the center of the base, according to Sgt. Hector Bejesus, a spokesman at the U.S. Marine Corps base.

The fire was considered under control and was "holding within parameters," Bejesus said. There was no threat to structures or populated areas.