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Fire crews gain control on Camp Pendleton fire

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CAMP PENDLETON (CNS) - A fire that has blackened about 1,800 open acres on Camp Pendleton was 80 percent contained Friday, authorities said.

It's not known why the so-called Horno Fire broke out about 1 p.m. Thursday near the intersection of Horno Canyon and Basilone roads, Camp Pendleton spokesman Sgt. Christopher Duncan said.
  
The fast-moving blaze had charred about 600 acres by about 2:30 p.m., according to CalFire, which was assisting Camp Pendleton firefighters.
  
No structures were threatened, authorities said.

According to the most recent update from the blaze's growth had slowed significantly as of 5:45 p.m.

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