NUEVO (CBSLA) — No homes were lost after a brush fire erupted in the Riverside County community of Nuevo Wednesday morning.

The blaze broke out in the 26000 block of Water Avenue at around 7:19 a.m. Wednesday. It quickly grew to 5 acres. Mandatory evacuations were ordered for Water Avenue east of El Nido, Emerett Lane east of El Nido and Orange Avenue east of El Nido.

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CAL Fire/Riverside County fire crews responded and extinguished the blaze by 9:30 a.m.

It damaged three outbuildings and destroyed two vehicles, but no homes were lost. There were no injuries, CAL Fire said.

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Firefighters had to contend with 60 mile per hour Santa Ana winds.

During the fire, an evacuation center was opened at Perris High School.

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The cause of the fire is under investigation.