15 Marines hurt in training accident at Camp Pendleton

FILE - This Nov. 13, 2013 file photo shows the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base at Camp Pendleton, Calif. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

Fifteen U.S. Marines were injured while training on Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton, according to the Marine Corps.

When the incident occurred, the Marines were conducting a "Combat Readiness Evaluation" inside an amphibious landing vehicle.

Somehow, the vehicle caught on fire, officials said.

The extent of the injuries are unknown.