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The San Diego County fires have led to evacuations in Camp Pendleton and surrounding areas

A forest fire in northern San Diego County grew by nearly 1,300 acres, burning a total of 4,276 acres and leading to mandatory evictions, according to the Cal Fire Update Thursday night.

Camp Pendleton issued a mandatory evacuation of housing DeLuz, the Wounded Warrior Corps, and Lake O'Neill Campground due to the fire near the Fallbrook Naval Weapons Station detachment in the northern part of the 125,000-acre base that firefighters are expected to continue working to contain the fire overnight alongside the Camp Pendleton Fire Department, According to Califonia Fire San Diego.

Camp Pendleton announced on Twitter that its fire department and Cal Fire cleared evacuees to return to their homes.

“A ring has been built around #CreekFire, containing & stopping it from reaching any housing areas. Thank you to everyone for their efforts today, and Merry Christmas,”

CTM News

26 Dec 2020


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