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Fire Crews To Conduct Prescribed Burn Saturday At Camp Pendleton

Lance Cpl. Noah Rudash / U.S. Marine Corps
Los Angeles firefighter Ivan Del-Ril is instructed by Camp Pendleton fire captain Brian Gilmore on how to control fire behavior at the November training area, Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, California, May 19, 2018.

Firefighters will conduct a prescribed burn Saturday morning near the border of Naval Weapons Station Fallbrook on Camp Pendleton, the base announced Friday.

Starting at 9 a.m. Saturday, Camp Pendleton Fire Department crews will monitor the burn along with crews from the Oceanside Fire Department and the North County Fire Protection District.

Base officials warned that smoke will be visible from Oceanside, Fallbrook, Bonsall, Vista and Interstate 15 for up to six hours.