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Brush fire contained after burning 657 acres at Camp Pendleton

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A Camp Pendleton Fire Department truck at the scene of a brush fire near the Romero 3 training area, May 11, 2022.

Firefighters were still patrolling a fire Wednesday that burned more than 650 acres at the Camp Pendleton Marine base.

The Camp Pendleton Fire Department reported that the vegetation fire near the Romeo 3 training area started around 4:40 p.m. Tuesday. By 8:48 p.m. firefighters had contained the blaze after it burned about 657 acres of brush.

As of 8:50 a.m. Wednesday, firefighters continue to patrol the area, according to a tweet from Camp Pendleton.

No injuries were reported.