UPDATED at 4:52 p.m. June 29:
A small brush fire near the intersection of Penfield Lane and Benton Road was contained late Thursday afternoon.
The fire was contained at two acres at about 4:20 p.m., said April Newman of the Riverside County Fire Department
At that time, crews expected to spend approximately an additional hour working on the blaze, Newman said.
A small brush fire was observed near the intersection of Penfield Lane and Benton Road in French Valley Thursday afternoon.
The fire was reported at 3:12 p.m., and was burning approximately a quarter acre, said Jodie Hagemann of the Riverside County Fire Department.
Fire crews were on the scene as of 3:30 p.m.