first_img Categories: Local San Diego News FacebookTwitter 00:00 00:00 spaceplay / pause qunload | stop ffullscreenshift + ←→slower / faster ↑↓volume mmute ←→seek  . seek to previous 12… 6 seek to 10%, 20% … 60% XColor SettingsAaAaAaAaTextBackgroundOpacity SettingsTextOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundSemi-TransparentOpaqueTransparentFont SettingsSize||TypeSerif MonospaceSerifSans Serif MonospaceSans SerifCasualCursiveSmallCapsResetSave SettingsSAN DIEGO (KUSI) — Three separate brush fires at Camp Pendleton had scorched more than 1,600 acres early Sunday as officials lifted some evacuations.One fire, referred to as the Vandergrift Incident, broke out around 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Mainside area of the base. It had burned 350 acres and was 70 percent contained Saturday morning, according to a tweet from the Orange County Fire Authority.The second fire, known as the Horno Incident, was reported as 50 acres at about 7 p.m. Friday but had quickly spread to more than 1,000 acres Saturday.It was 20 percent contained as of 1 p.m., fire officials tweeted. Basilone Road was shut down from 43 Area in the center of the base to the 52 Area to the north as a result of that fire.And a third incident, burning in impact area Range 409, had blackened 250 acres and was 0 percent contained as of about 1 p.m., according to Orange County Fire.Evacuations were ordered for Lake O’Neill Recreational Park, the Naval Criminal Investigative Service building, the O’Neill Heights housing community, DeLuz Family Housing and DeLuz Child Development Center on Friday, and evacuees were directed to the Paige Field House. Around 750 homes had been evacuated around by 3 p.m. Friday. KUSI Newsroom, Updated: 11:07 AM July 6, 2018 KUSI Newsroom Multiple brush fires in Camp Pendelton scorch over 1,600 acres Camp Pendleton remains under EXTREME FIRE DANGER conditions.Patrons and personnel are reminded to avoid open flames. @hornoincident 1,000 acres burned/0%contained @vandegriftincident 560 acres burned/70% containedDe Luz Rd. remains closed.— Camp Pendleton (@MCIWPendletonCA) July 7, 2018By 10 p.m., Camp Pendleton tweeted that three specific areas — O’Neill Heights housing, Wounded Warrior regiment and 27 Area barracks — were cleared to be reopened. The base also tweeted around 4:30 a.m. Saturday that De Luz housing was cleared to be reopened, but De Luz Road remained closed near Vandergrift Boulevard.It was unclear how many homes remained evacuated.Smoke from the fires was cloaking parts of southern Orange County, prompting the Orange County fire officials to tweet Saturday morning that the fires posed no threat to San Clemente. Posted: July 6, 2018last_img