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A fire that broke out Friday on the east end of Perris, briefly threatening a structure, was contained after burning about a half-acre.

The non-injury blaze was reported at 12:55 p.m. in the area of East Rider Street and Old Evans Road, just north of Liberty Park, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The agency said that multiple engine crews were sent to the location and encountered flames moving slowly through medium vegetation, threatening an abandoned mobile home.

Firefighters quickly encircled the blaze, fully containing it by 1:15 p.m., according to officials at the scene.

The structure was not damaged.

The cause of the fire was under investigation.

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