WILDOMAR (CBSLA.com) — Homes and power lines were threatened by a fire that broke out in the city of Wildomar in Riverside County on Thursday.

Firefighters responded after the blaze was reported around 12:55 p.m. at the intersection of Wesley Street and Grand Avenue.

The fire was at three acres shortly after 1:20 p.m., according to sheriff’s deputies. At least one structure was affected.

Sheriff’s deputies began evacuating residents as fire crews made their way to the scene. As of 1:45 p.m., a temporary evacuation center was in the process of being set up, officials said.

The cause of the fire was not immediately known.

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