Last modified on Feb 12, 2015

Round Fire

Round Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated: February 12, 2015 7:35 am   FINAL
Date/Time Started: February 6, 2015 2:07 pm  
Administrative Unit: CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit 
County: Inyo and Mono counties  
Location: Westside of Highway 395 at the Sherwin Grade  
Acres Burned - Containment: 7,000 acres - 100% contained  
Structures Destroyed:40 residence & outbuildings. 5 residences damaged  
Evacuations: All evacuations have been lifted.  
Road Closures :Open to residents only  
Injuries: 4  
Cause: Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies: USFS, BLM, Wheeler Crest Fire Dept., Paradise Fire Dept., Inyo and Mono County Sheriff, CHP, Cal Trans, Cal OES  
Total Fire Personnel: 100  
Total Fire Engines: 7  
Total Fire crews: 6  
Total Dozers: 1  
Conditions: Smoking debris may be seen on the western edge of the fire, but does not pose a threat to residents.

Fire crews will remain on patrol and working in the communities to remove hazard trees.

Repopulation for Paradise and Swall Meadows residents began Monday at 4 p.m.

Residents will need to use extreme caution in and around damaged and destroyed homes. Structural instability, hot ash pockets and fire weakened chimneys pose a risk for injury. Hazardous chemicals may remain in the ash and soil.

Red Cross will be available at the Crowley Lake Community Center and the Salvation Army will continue to be at the Tri County Fairgrounds.

For additional information visit County of Mono.

Link to Round Fire Perimeter Map

Phone Numbers  (909) 289-8124 (PIO Contact Line) 
Phone Numbers  (909) 881-6949 (Fire Information Line) 

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