- Incident Name: Willow, Collins Lake
- State: CA
- Lead Agency: NEU
- Size (acres): 8
- Percent Contained: 100%
- Estimate of Containment: March 10, 2020
- Personnel: 80+
- Structures Destroyed: 0
March 10, 2020 at 6:04 PM
March 10, 2020 at 3:25 PM
This fire is a control burn on private property, not a vegetation fire. IC is releasing most resources back to their units
March 10, 2020 at 3:19 PM
Crews will conduct a firing operation along the road to reinforce the line.
March 10, 2020 at 3:13 PM
Helicopter 205 has been released from the incident and is returning to their base.
March 10, 2020 at 3:10 PM
Handcrews are working the heel of the fire, building line to tie in with the dozer line. Fire behavior has moderated, not very active at this time.
March 10, 2020 at 3:06 PM
CHP is on scene to provide traffic control on Willow Glenn Road, approximately 1 mile north of Marysville Road.
March 10, 2020 at 2:57 PM
New estimate puts the fire at approximately 25-30 acres. Second helicopter has been requested. The fire is burning in very steep terrain, in brush and timber. Willow IC now has all requested resources on scene, some staging along Willow Glenn Road.
March 10, 2020 at 2:36 PM
Crews are starting to make progress, working the spot fire and mitigating the threat to the structure.
March 10, 2020 at 2:32 PM
Helicopter 205 is on final approach to the Willow Fire, making contact with the IC now.
March 10, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Incoming resources are staging on Willow Glenn Road, the fire is not accessible via a road. Avoid the area if possible.
March 10, 2020 at 2:20 PM
Resources on scene include numerous engines, one dozer, 3 water tenders, Helicopter 205. CAL FIRE NEU is assisted by resources from the Tahoe National Forest, Foothill Fire, Camptonville and Dobbins fire departents. Butte County Fire is also on scene
March 10, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Reported vegetation fire, estimated at 4-5 acres with a spot fire on Willow Glenn Road in Yuba County, north of Collins Lake. One structure is immediately threatened. Washington Ridge Crew 2 is at scene, requesting 2 more crews, 4-5 engines and aircraft if available.