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Saturday, July 16, 2011

San Diego County: - Controlled Burn - Fallbrook Naval Weapons Station

What: Camp Pendleton Fire Department U.S. Marine Corps firefighters will conduct a brush-clearing controlled burn on the grounds of Fallbrook Naval Weapons Station, military officials said.

Who: Camp Pendleton Fire Department is scheduled to ignite the blaze near the western edge of Fallbrook at 9 a.m.today according to the USMC station's public affairs office.
Why: The roughly 50-acre burn is intended to reduce wildfire hazards in the area, according to officials.

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****REMINDER**** Every fire has the ability to be catastrophic. The wildland fire management environment has profoundly changed. Growing numbers of communities, across the nation, are experiencing longer fire seasons; more frequent, bigger, and more severe, fires are a real threat. Be careful with all campfires and equipment.
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