CA WILDFIRE SIT REP | APPLE FIRE | 1

APPLE FIRE

 Oak Glen Road x Apple Tree.  N of Cherry Valley (Riverside County), California

Photo Credit | Doug Chudy, Wildlands Conservancy

Smoke from the fire camp

SATURDAY,  AUGUST 8, 2020

INCIDENT SUMMARY – CURRENT STATUS

  • Start 7/31/2020
  • 32,412 acres. 35% contained
  • Human caused
  • Unified Command CAL FIRE Riverside/Riverside County, USFS-San Bernardino, Yucaipa City FD
  • EVACUATIONS IN EFFECT

Photo Credit | USFS

group of firefighters monitor fire

RESOURCES

Staffing

  • 2,845 fire personnel
  • 42 crews

Equipment

  • 18 helicopters
  • 276 engines
  • 24 dozers
  • 40 water tenders
  • 2 fixed wing aircraft

Incident Cooperators

  • Riverside Co EMD
  • Morongo Band of Mission Indians
  • Riverside County Sheriffs Office
  • San Bernardino County Sheriffs Office
  • San Bernardino County Fire
  • California Hwy Patrol
  • Southern California Edison

smoke column rising up

EVACUATIONS 

Riverside County Residents

  • East of Potrero Road
  • North of Morongo Road
  • West of Whitewater Canyon
  • South of San Bernardino County Line
  • All areas West of Hwy 68
  • North of I-10
  • South of San Bernardino County Line
  • East of Whitewater Canyon

San Bernardino County Residents

  • Forest Falls
  • Pioneertown
  • Rimrock
  • Community of Morongo Valley (including both sides of Hwy 62)

Closed Areas

  • San Gorgonio Wilderness
  • All Forest Service rec areas in Forest Falls
  • Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail (PCT)

Photo Credit | USFS

fire and smoke visible on a hill.

DONATIONS

  • Firefighters are self-sufficient and have all the required provisions
  • Recommendations to donate to Local Food Pantries

DAMAGE ASSESSMENTS

  • 4 Structures lost
  • 1 injury reported

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