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.

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.

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

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

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.

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.