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Crews extinguish 1,115-acre fire at Camp Pendleton

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Posted at 11:01 AM, Sep 20, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-20 14:01:43-04

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A 1,115-acre vegetation fire at the Camp Pendleton Marine Base was extinguished today, base officials said.

The Camp Pendleton Fire Department put out the fire at about 9:30 a.m. Sunday after battling the blaze overnight.

The fire began Saturday and was first reported after 5 p.m. to have charred 220 acres, sending smoke over North County.

The fire burned in the X-ray impact area, which is used for artillery and mortar training.