Fire at a glance (numbers)

  • Incident Name: Apple, Collins Lake
  • State: CA
  • Lead Agency: NEU
  • Size (acres): 39
  • Percent Contained: 85%
  • Estimate of Containment: unknown
  • Personnel: 20
  • Structures Destroyed: 0

Apple, County Road 270 and Apple Way south of Collins Lake in Yuba County.

July 29, 2022 at 1:07 PM

Repopulation complete, power restored. Fire in patrol status.

July 29, 2022 at 7:06 AM

Mop-up operations continue.

July 28, 2022 at 8:00 AM

All evacuations and road closures have been lifted. Firefighters made progress in containment.

July 27, 2022 at 6:11 PM

Road closure on White Oak east of Redhill Way still in place.

July 27, 2022 at 6:08 PM

Still a few hotspots being worked by the helicopter.

one last drop on the fire

July 27, 2022 at 5:47 PM

All aircraft with the exception of Air Attack 230 and one helicopter have been released from the fire. IC is starting to release some ground resources.

Apple Fire at 5:45 pm

July 27, 2022 at 5:34PM

July 27, 2022 at 5:19 PM

July 27, 2022 at 5:16 PM

Air Attack reports no immediate threats to structures, hose line on the left flank nearing completion. Dozer lines are tied in, forward progress has been stopped.

July 27, 2022 at 5:03 PM

Air Attack 230 has lifted from Grass Valley as the relief Air Attack on the Apple Fire.

July 27, 2022 at 4:59 PM

Dozers are making good progress, assisted by engines and hand crews. Helicopters continue to work hotspots while the tankers are reinforcing the retardant lines.

July 27, 2022 at 4:49 PM

Fire activity is starting to moderate. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

July 27, 2022 at 4:44 PM

No additional road closures or evacuations at this time.

July 27, 2022 at 4:39 PM

Incoming resources to respond to the ICP at Red Hill and White Oak Lane.

July 27, 2022 at 4:32 PM

NEU estimates the fire at 25 acres.

July 27, 2022 at 4:22 PM

Air Attack is requesting a relief AA for 5:40 pm. Helicopters and tankers continue to work spots and the flanks.

July 27, 2022 at 4:11 PM

Power lines are down on the Apple incident, life safety advisory to all resources on the fire.

July 27, 2022 at 4:00 PM

Zone YUB-E042 has been changed from advisory to Evac Warning– you should be prepared to leave if conditions change. Those w/ mobility issues and/or with large animals may want to consider leaving area now.
Road closure @ White Oak & Dolan Harding

Apple Fire

July 27, 2022 at 3:56 PM

IC estimates the fire at 10 acres, they are starting to make good progress.

July 27, 2022 at 3:46 PM

IC’s priorities are to keep the fire east of Marysville Road, south of Collins Lake. Emphasis on life and safety.

July 27, 2022 at 3:45 PM

July 27, 2022 at 3:42 PM

Evacuation order has been issued for zone YUBA-E102
NORTH OF Redhill Way, Lilly Way
SOUTH OF White Oak Lane, Mourning Dove
EAST OF White Oak Lane, Lilly Way
WEST OF White Oak Lane

Apple Fire

July 27, 2022 at 3:39 PM

Yuba County Sheriff’s Posse will open for large animal evacuations.

July 27, 2022 at 3:36 PM

Firefighters have made their way in to the fire from White Oak Lane off Dolan Harding. Law enforcement to stop traffic in the area.

July 27, 2022 at 3:33 PM

Evacuation advisory posted for Zone YUB-E102.

July 27, 2022 at 3:26 PM

Air Attack is requesting one Type 1 tanker to the fire.

July 27, 2022 at 3:16 PM

Apple Fire is located on County Road 270 and Apple Way. The fire is spotting ahead of itself, Air Attack is requesting additional tankers. Estimated at 2 acres and burning at a moderate rate of spread now.

Apple fire

July 27, 2022 at 3:11 PM There is an immediate threat to structures at the Apple Fire. Augmented dispatch to the fire now.

July 27, 2022 at 3:03 PM New start, reported by Air Attack, 2 acres burning at a moderate rate of spread about 2 miles south of Collins Lake in the Browns Valley area. Full wildland dispatch requested, this will be the Apple Fire.