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.