Training accident at Camp Pendleton injures 15 Marines

CAMP PENDLETON – At approximately 9:33 a.m. this morning an amphibious assault vehicle caught fire in a land-based training accident on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, injuring 15 Marines from 1st Battalion, 1st Marine Regiment and 3rd Assault Amphibian Battalion, reported 1st Lt. Paul Gainey, a spokesman for the USMC 1st Marine Division. The Marines were […]

Wildland Firefighting Exercise at Camp Pendleton Today

CAMP PENDLETON – A wildland firefighting exercise involving aviation and ground units from Camp Pendleton, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing, Navy Region Southwest, Third Fleet, CALFIRE, and the San Diego Sheriff’s Department is taking place at Camp Pendleton today from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. This exercise will provide ready, trained and certified military and civilian resources […]

Camp Pendleton fire leads to smoke drift

A fire on Camp Pendleton near Range 408 is causing smoke to blow and drift into Fallbrook and the surrounding communities. According to an incident report issued by Riverside County Fire Department, the wildland fire broke out Tuesday, May 2. Currently Camp Pendleton Fire is fighting the brusher but smoke is drifting as far away as […]

Camp Pendleton children to benefit from new schools

New schools dedicated to serving Camp Pendleton children will soon be constructed, after years of planning and preparation. Mary Fay Pendleton and San Onofre schools will be replaced with beautifully built new schools. Both schools are K-8 and are located aboard Camp Pendleton, and because of this, the majority of the funding comes from a […]

Camp Pendleton brush fire at 10 percent containment

Camp Pendleton brush fire at 10 percent containment

CAMP PENDLETON — Military and civilian firefighters worked today to subdue a brush fire that has blackened about 2,000 open acres in the northern reaches of Camp Pendleton. As of late morning, the ground and airborne crews had the blaze roughly 10 percent contained, base officials said. The fire, which erupted Thursday afternoon, was posing no structural threats, according […]

Car goes up in flames on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton

CAMP PENDLETON – A car went up in flames on Interstate 5 near Camp Pendleton this morning, Monday, March 21, prompting authorities to temporarily close three northbound lanes. The car’s occupants were able to get out of the vehicle and get a safe distance away as it caught fire near the exit to Las Pulgas Road around 9:45 a.m., […]

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