Fire burning in Quebec Impact Area of Camp Pendleton


Friday, May 3rd, 2013
Issue 18, Volume 17.


CAMP PENDLETON - A brush fire is currently burning in the Quebec Impact Area of Camp Pendleton. Camp Pendleton fire crews are currently conducting back-burn operations that will last throughout this afternoon (May 3) and into the early evening. Smoke may be visible throughout the northern portion of the base.

A Base spokesman said some controlled burns are planned in upcoming days.

There is no threat to Camp Pendleton personnel or structures.


 

9 comments

Comment Profile ImageBob Z.
Comment #1 | Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:51 pm
Another brilliant decision to have live fire exercises on a red flag day with numerous wildfires around So. Cal. Somebody on base needs to get a clue and be a better neighbor
Comment Profile ImageMolly M
Comment #2 | Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:54 pm
Please print a basic map showing the location of Quebec Impact Area (and all of the other areas for future burns). Thank you.
Comment Profile Image3 year home owner in Fallbrook.
Comment #3 | Friday, May 3, 2013 at 4:27 pm
It seems like a good day to teach how to put out fires in war zones. We know you have it all under control. Thank you for all you do.
Comment Profile ImageLee
Comment #4 | Friday, May 3, 2013 at 4:36 pm
Stupid is as stupid does.
Comment Profile ImageKaren L
Comment #5 | Friday, May 3, 2013 at 6:16 pm
Just hope they stay on-top of it. The Horno Fire back in 2007 was enough excitement for me. I live in San Clemente. It is not uncommon to see smoke plumes coming from Camp P. I'm not worried.
Comment Profile ImageLaughing Out Loud
Comment #6 | Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 8:59 am
You need to stop putting yourself down Lee, your not that bad.... well maybe.
Comment Profile ImageFALLBROOK 101
Comment #7 | Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 12:19 pm
LIKE LIVING NEAR AN AIRPORT, CLOSE CAMP PENDELTON LOL
Comment Profile Imagetoo many needless wars
Comment #8 | Sunday, May 5, 2013 at 4:12 pm
I wish we could close the base, and a hundred others like it. The last four wars have made a very few rich people much richer and maimed/disabled/de-railed thousands of men and families.

As fire fighters, the Marines are nearly perfect. And I get that they need to train on days with built-in hazards. My concern is the generations of young men shattered by wars we didn't need to start.
Comment Profile ImageLee
Comment #9 | Monday, May 6, 2013 at 10:36 am
@ #8 too many needless wars

Wow, this is Fallbrook? How refreshing! I couldn't agree more with you.

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