A fire that erupted in a debris pile in Jurupa Valley Thursday was quickly stopped, but a firefighter suffered a minor injury while battling the blaze.

The fire was reported about 11:20 a.m. in the 5500 block of Ridgeview Avenue, near 54th Street, just north of Troth Elementary School, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The agency said multiple engine crews were sent to the location and encountered flames in trash and other discarded material, but not threatening nearby homes.

Crews extinguished the fire within 20 minutes, and during the operation, a firefighter suffered a cut to the face, according to officials at the scene.

The crewman was taken to a hospital for treatment. No other injuries were reported.

It was not immediately clear how the fire started.

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