Cal Fire crews responded to a brush fire in California Valley on Monday afternoon and quickly contained about a quarter-acre of burning tumbleweeds.
A Cal Fire spokeswoman said that the agency received a report at about 3:54 p.m. of a fire near 14555 Artesia Trail, north of the Carrizo Plain National Monument.
The agency said that one engine was deployed to the fire, which was quickly contained. No injuries or damage to any structures were reported.
As of 4:30 p.m., crews remained on scene extinguishing smoldering brush.
The agency did not immediately know the cause of the fire Monday afternoon.