Update: Apple Fire now fully contained, cause determined to be welding

Photo courtesy of Tehama Co. Spotter

This article was last updated at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, June 12.

The Apple Fire, in Tehama County, burned 2,956 acres and is 100 percent contained.

The fire, off Apple Road and Paskenta Road, west of Corning, started Saturday afternoon.

It was originally reported that five homes and three outbuildings had been destroyed but that has changed to three structures and six outbuildings.

The cause of the fire was determined to be welding.

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