Crews respond to brush fire at Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. - Crews are working to put out a vegetation fire burning at Camp Pendleton.

Base officials said the fire broke out Monday at about 2 p.m. and was moving north of the Camp Pendleton Naval Hospital.

However, crews were able to stop the movement of the fire at about 4:30 p.m.

As of 5 p.m., the fire, which has burned 4 acres, is about 60 percent contained.

Base officials said the fire is not threatening structures or personnel.

The cause of the fire remains under investigation, base officials said.

The Camp Pendleton Fire Department is currently on scene conducting mop up operations.

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