A brush fire erupted Saturday in Meadowbrook, scorching three acres before crews got it partially contained with the aid of Cal Fire aircraft.

The non-injury blaze was reported at 12:50 p.m. near the intersection of Tyson Road and Greenwald Avenue, confined mainly to a field ringed by dirt roads, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The agency said multiple engine crews were sent to the location and encountered flames moving at a moderate rate in light vegetation, not threatening any homes or other structures in the rural area.

Two Cal Fire air tankers and a water-dropping helicopter were called in to make runs on the brusher, tying up gaps and enabling firefighters to establish tentative containment lines on two sides of the fire, according to reports from the scene.

There was no immediate word on how the blaze started.

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