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150-Acre Fire Burns on Camp Pendleton Base

The fire is burning northeast of the Cristianitos gate on base.

Fire crews continue to make progress battling a 150-acre brush fire on the Camp Pendleton base, near the San Mateo campground area. 

The fire broke out Tuesday afternoon around 4 p.m., five to six miles northeast of the Cristianitos gate on base, according to Orange County Fire Authority (OCFA) Spokesman Larry Kurtz. 

No homes in the area are threatened, and no structures are threatened. 

The fire was fire reported as five acres, but steadily grew to 150 acres as crews conducted backfire operations along surrounding roads and the perimeter of the fire. 

No one has been injured. 

No evacuations have been issued.

No further information is available. Check back for updates. 

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