RIVERSIDE (CBSLA) — Embers from a river-bottom fire in Riverside threatened nearby structures and prompted evacuation orders Wednesday.

Riverside Fire Department was working the river-bottom fire in the area of Indian Hill Road and Ladera Lane in downtown Riverside.

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The 30-acre fire was zero percent contained as of 3 p.m.

Evacuations were ordered for:

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  • Indian Hill Road
  • Ladera Lane
  • Beacon Way

An evacuation center was opened at the Dales Community Center, 3936 Chestnut St.

Embers were reported to be landing near an adjacent neighborhood.

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There was no initial report of what caused the fire.