150-acre fire blazes through Camp Pendleton in San Diego

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A fire was burning at Camp Pendleton in San Diego on May 18, 2020. (Kevin McClain)

A fire was burning at Camp Pendleton in San Diego on May 18, 2020. (Kevin McClain)

A 150-acre vegetation fire burned through Camp Pendleton in San Diego Monday evening, officials said.

Firefighters were battling the vegetation fire in a training area of the Marine Corps base, according to the Camp Pendleton Twitter page.

Smoke could be seen billowing through the air from outside the base.

The fire was 65% contained and forward progress had been stopped as of 3 a.m. Tuesday, they said.

No further information was available.

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