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Brushfire burns 3,000 acres near Camp Pendleton; prompts evacuations

Brushfire burns 3,000 acres near Camp Pendleton; prompts evacuations
A wildfire erupted late Wednesday night near the northern San Diego County community of Fallbrook and quickly charred at least 50 acres as it spread to Camp Pendleton, prompting mandatory evacuations from parts of the Marine Corps base, authorities said.

Brushfire burns 3,000 acres near Camp Pendleton; prompts evacuations A fire burns early Thursday morning in northern San Diego County.(Tribune News Service) — A wildfire erupted late Wednesday night near the northern San Diego County community of Fallbrook and quickly charred at least 50 acres as it spread to Camp Pendleton, prompting mandatory evacuations from parts of the Marine Corps base, authorities said.near De Luz Road about two miles west of Sandia Creek Drive, according to San Diego County sheriff’s Lt.Cal Fire San Diego tweeted that about 50 acres aboard Camp Pendleton had burned.

In a pair of tweets, the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department said deputies were going door-to-door making notifications to residents living along Patton Oaks Road, Shady Lane, Darla Lane and a portion of Main Avenue.Alerts sent to the phones of some north San Diego County residents informed them that Fallbrook High School — at 2400 Stage Coach Lane — would be the temporary evacuation point.

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