Brush fire contained near I-15 Fwy in Corona

CORONA, Calif. (KABC) -- A brush fire sparked by a collision involving a pickup truck on the 15 Freeway in Corona was contained Monday night.

The fire burned about 25 acres, CalFire officials said. Full containment was reached around 8 p.m.

The fire broke out at Temescal Canyon Road around 2 p.m. The pickup truck was hauling a trailer when it overturned. The flames quickly spread to a yard, burning tires, plastic pipe and brush.

One person in the truck was taken to a hospital with minor injuries. Four other passengers declined to be treated, CalFire said.

The two right lanes of the freeway had been shut down but were reopened shortly after 3 p.m., the California Highway Patrol said.

CalFire and Corona Fire Department crews responded to the scene. A water-dropping helicopter helped douse the flames.

Southern California Edison also assisted with downed power lines in the area, CalFire said.

Crews were expected to remain on scene throughout the night for mop-up.

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