San Diego, California A brush fire that started on one of Camp Pendleton's active training ranges has burned more than 200 acres and is moving northeast toward the installation. The cause of the fire was reportedly linked to munitions training (munition type involved not reported).
Crews are fighting the fire from the sky with fixed wing aircraft and a helicopter due to concerns over UXO in the area. Efforts are underway to contain the fire. So far, no structures have been damaged .
Edinburgh, Indiana The National Guard is busy trying to extinguish the fire that has been burning in their impact area since 21 October. Due to concerns over UXO in the area, the firefighting efforts are concentrated on using helicopters to deliver water to the area. The fire reportedly started when a flare used in the impact area caught the grass on fire. No residential properties are in danger but several neighbors have voiced concerns to their Congressman (Milo Smith) and the Base Commander about heavy smoke in the area.