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Saturday, February 7, 2015

CA-BDU-Round 7000 acres, 95%. 40 Residence & Outbuildings Destroyed. NEW MAP #CAFire

CA-BDU-Round / Round FireCA-BDU-1662, vegetation, San Bernardino, West of Highway 395 at the Sherwin Grade

Initial Round Fire perimeter map: 
Round Fire perimeter map




Update 2-11-15 0900: Fire remains at 7,000 acres  95% contained.  
Update 2-9-15 1900: Fire remains at 7000 Acres of Sage and Bitterbrush, Jeffrey Pine and Pinyon Pine and is 95% contained.  Lower Rock Creek Road remains closed.
Update 2-9-15 0900: 7000 acres, 85% contained
  • Possible re-population today for the communities of Paradise and Swall Meadows if utility companies needs are met
  • No structures threatened
  • 40 residences destroyed as well as several out buildings
  • 5 residences damaged

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Update 2-9-15 0700: 7,000 acres, 85% contained.The communities of Paradise & Swall Meadows remain under a mandatory evacuation.
Update 2-8-15 1700: 7,000 acres, 75% contained.
Update 2-8-15 0700: 7,000 Acres, 65% Contained, 40 Residence & Outbuildings Destroyed. 4 Water Tenders, 4 dozers, 35 engines, 29 fire crews, 1 helo.


CAL FIRE Update 2-7-15 1700: 
Round Fire Incident Information:
Last Updated:February 7, 2015 5:00 pm  
Date/Time Started:February 6, 2015 2:07 pm  
Administrative Unit:CAL FIRE San Bernardino Unit 
County:Inyo and Mono County  
Location:West of Highway 395 at the Sherwin Grade  
Acres Burned - Containment:7,000 acres - 50% contained  
Structures Destroyed:40 Residence & Outbuildings  
Evacuations:
The Town of Paradise & Swall Meadows are under a mandatory evacuation.
An evacuation center has been established at the Crowley Lake Community Center:
458 S. Landing Rd Crowley Lake, CA 93546

Click here for Directions to the Evacuation Center
There will be a community meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at the Round Valley School. 300 N Round Valley Road, Bishop, CA.
Road Closures :Roller Rock Creek Rd. at Toms Place and Gorge Rd on North side of Hwy 395  
Injuries:1  
Cause:Under Investigation 
Cooperating Agencies:Inyo USFS, Paradise Fire Dept., Inyo County Sheriff, Mono County Sheriff, CHP, LADWP, BSHOP Fire, Big Pine Fire, Independence Fire, Lone Pine Fire, Long Valley Fire, Wheeler Crest Fire, Edison and CDCR  
Total Fire Personnel:200  
Total Fire Engines:47  
Total Fire crews:29  
Total Dozers:2  
Conditions:Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make re-entry for residents dangerous  






CA-BDU-Round Sherwin Grade Fire via California Department of Transportation District 9 Facebook
 Town of Paradise and Swall Meadows still under mandatory evacuations with evacuees at Crowley Lake Community Center
in Inyo County 7,000+ acres burned. Via
Update 2-7-15 1000hrs: - 7,000 acres 30% 20 Structures & Outbuildings Destroyed (preliminary count)  
Update 2-7-15 1000hrs: - • 3000 acres, 0% contained
Town of Paradise and Swall Meadows still under mandatory evacuations with evacuees at Crowley Lake Community Center
• Voluntary evacuations for residents in Lower Rock Creek, Sunny Slopes and Tom's Place
• Winds erratic making conditions unsafe for fire crews and suppression efforts difficult
• 1 structure and 1 out building destroyed

Update 2-7-15 0900hrs: - 2 Strike Teams from San Bernardino Co. Many local gov. fire engines assisting @forestservice & @CAL_FIRE on #RoundFire Inyo County. 
Update 2-6-15 2230hrs: - 500+ acres. Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make re-entry for residents dangerous  
Update 2-6-15 2200hrs: - 100+ acres. Per LE moving into Swall Meadows. asking for Type 3 or Type 1 engines for structure defense.
Update 2-6-15 1900hrs: - 100 acres.

Location: - North of Bishop, west of highway 395, Sherwin Grade
IA Description: - 5 acres, Rapid spread
IA Resources: - CAL FIRE assisting the USFS, local gov. units and Big Sur Brigade
ROC: - 70-100 mph winds, low relative humidity
ROS: -
Structure Threats: - Yes moving into Swall Meadows. asking for Type 3 or Type 1 engines for structure defense. 20 Structures & Outbuildings (preliminary count)  destroyed
Situation Concerns/Alerts: -
Situation Comments: -
Additional Resource Notes: - 2 Strike Teams from San Bernardino Co. Many local gov. fire engines assisting INF is in unified but BDU is the UOP and has the IC

Inyo USFS, Paradise Fire Dept., Inyo County Sheriff, Mono County Sheriff, CHP, LADWP, BSHOP Fire, Big Pine Fire, Independence Fire, Lone Pine Fire, Long Valley Fire, Wheeler Crest Fire, Edison and CDCR


Agency Website: http://t.co/T1lt9SDdWy
Radio Frequencies: -
Online Scanners: -
Weather: Owens Valley RAWS winds SSW 10 Gust 27.

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