A brush fire burned on Camp Pendleton, sending smoke into the air over North County.
The fire, which began at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday near the Fallbrook side of the base, was separate from the controlled burn happening on another part of the base near Juliet officials said.
The fire sparked during a training exercise about 2.5 miles away from the Marine Corps Air Station near Basilone Road.
Camp Pendleton's fire department worked with CAL Fire and had contained approximately 80 percent of the fire as of 9:30 a.m. Wednesday,
Officials estimated the fire to be about 250 acres as of 4:30 a.m.
There were no reports of any injuries or damage to any structures.
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