Small brush fire stopped near French Valley

Firefighters mop up a brush fire in Winchester along Elliot and Ruft Roads, Sept. 9. Valley News/Shane Gibson photo
Firefighters were quickly able to stop the spread of a small brush fire near French Valley Wednesday morning. The fire was reported at 11:25 a.m. in the 34300 block of Elliott Road, according to information from the Riverside County Fire Department. Crews at the scene were able to halt the spread of the fire, which was estimated at about a half-acre in size, by 11:50 p.m., according to a fire department spokesperson. No injuries were reported.
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