Oceanside brush fire stopped at 75 acres; evacuations lifted
A brush fire in Oceanside prompted evacuations Sunday afternoon in a residential neighborhood near Camp Pendleton.
The fire was reported around 12:50 p.m. off Wala Drive and Airport Road, north of state Route 76.
Few details about the fire, including the number of acres involved, were available. Aircraft were sent to assist firefighters on the ground.
Oceanside police said residents on Wala Drive, Rimhurst Court and the northern end of Shadow Tree Drive were asked to evacuate out of an abundance of caution. An evacuation center was set up at El Camino High School, located at 400 Rancho Del Oro Rd.
This is a breaking news story that will be updated.
5:41 p.m. June 12, 2022: This story was updated with additional information.
3:00 p.m. June 12, 2022: This story was updated with additional information.
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