Camp Pendleton brush fire burns more than 100 acres

SAN DIEGO — Crews are battling a brush fire that broke out on Camp Pendleton Tuesday afternoon.

Firefighters from Cal Fire, U.S. Forest Service and Cleveland National Forest were working to extinguish the blaze. At 5 p.m., officials estimated the fire had burned 10 acres. By 8 p.m., the fire had grown to 80 acres and was 35% contained.

Wednesday morning, officials said the blaze grew to 140 acres overnight and remained 35% contained. Camp Pendleton Fire Deputy Chief John Crook provided a video update:

By 2 p.m. Wednesday, crews said they had achieved 50% containment of the fire.

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