A wind-driven fire that broke out Friday in a stand of trees near the Pomona (60) Freeway in Jurupa Valley scorched roughly an acre before crews stopped it.

The non-injury blaze was reported about 4 p.m. at the intersection of Canal and La Rue streets, less than 300 feet from the westbound 60, according to the Riverside County Fire Department.

The agency said that multiple engine crews deployed to the fire and encountered flames spreading to the southwest amid 15-20 mph Santa Ana winds.

No homes or other structures were threatened, but according to the California Highway Patrol, a layer of smoke from the fire lowered visibility on the 60, disrupting traffic.

The blaze’s forward rate of spread was stopped within 15 minutes, and by 4:25 p.m., the flames were fully contained, according to officials at the scene.

There was no immediate word on what might have sparked the fire.

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