About 70 Marines-in-training remained ill today with apparent E. coli-related symptoms at Marine Corps Recruit Depot San Diego and Camp Pendleton amid a week-old outbreak of diarrheal illnesses at the military installations, authorities reported.
MARINE CORPS BASE CAMP PENDLETON – According to a press release issued by the 1st Marine Division, Family members of the 14 Marines and one Sailor injured in a training exercise on Camp Pendleton, Wednesday, Sept. 13, have been notified of the incident. The training incident occurred aboard Camp Pendleton Wednesday, Sept. 14, when an […]
An investigation is underway today at Camp Pendleton, where an amphibious landing vehicle caught fire during a training exercise, injuring 15 Marines, five critically.
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 […]
A fire that blackened about 50 acres near the border between Oceanside and Camp Pendleton may have been intentionally set, authorities said 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 […]
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 […]
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 — 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 […]
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., […]