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FIRE COVERAGE: Pulgas Fire - Camp Pendleton

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Latest Update: 1:25PM
Acres Burned: 15,000
Containment: 40 percent

Evacuations: Evacuation orders for Camp San Mateo (62 Area), Camp Las Pulgas (43 Area), Camp Las Flores (41 Area), Camp Margarita (33 Area), Marine Air Support Squadron 3 (32 Area) and Camp Vado Del Rio (25 Area) remain in effect.

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CAMP PENDLETON (CBS 8) - The Pulgas Fire started Thursday afternoon and quickly grew to over 15,000 acres by Saturday.

The fast-moving Las Pulgas Fire is 40 percent contained, base officials said Saturday morning. It broke out for unknown reasons about 3:15 p.m. Thursday near a sewage plant in the Las Pulgas area and has led to hundreds of evacuations.

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