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INF seeks input on Round Fire fuels-reduction project

Inyo National Forest press release The Inyo National Forest is seeking input to the proposed hazardous fuels reduction project near the community of Swall Meadows within the Round Fire perimeter. The project is 108 acres, including a construction of new shaded fuel breaks and maintenance of an existing shaded fuel break. Fuels reduction treatments would […]

 
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Mono Behavioral Health offers support, advice

Mono County Behavioral Health Offering help to those affected by the Round Fire 760.924.1740 IF you have lost your house: It is normal to have any or all of the following reactions: Difficulty concentrating or focusing Feeling numb or extremely sensitive or both Difficulty sleeping and/or eating Nightmares Feeling lost Lack of energy Feeling urgent […]

 
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BAER team formed for Round Fire

A Burned Area Emergency Response (BAER) team for the Round Fire has been formed. The team is working to complete its assessment and recommendations to lessen immediate hazards to public resources and downstream private land from effects of the fire. The team is led by geologist Alan Gallegos from the Sierra National Forest. The BAER […]

 
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Digital 395 plays key safety role in Round Fire

– Press release from California Broadband Cooperative In less than a year following its completion, the Digital 395 network continues to quietly demonstrate its extraordinary value to California’s Eastern Sierra Region. In the midst of the recent fires in Mono County, California Broadband Cooperative’s (CBC) fiber optic network worked uninterrupted to provide critical communications to First Responders and other […]

 
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Round Fire: Residents may re-enter today

UPDATE: 3:40 PM From CAL FIRE: Credential verification for Repopulation of Paradise & Swall Meadows residents will begin at 4 p.m. We will let residents of both communites; however, Paradise will not have power until around 9pm ### Horrible tragedy in the Eastern Sierra: The Round Fire claimed 40 homes – 39 in Swall Meadows […]

 
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Round Fire update: 75 percent contained

UPDATE: 5 PM, CAL FIRE 7,000 acres, 75 percent contained; cause under investigation; no immediate threat to structures Four firefighter injuries 35 fire engines, 28 hand crews, 1 helicopter, four bulldozers, two water tenders, 500-plus personnel Southern California Edison making good progress on utility rebuilding Possible resident entry early Monday afternoon ### UPDATE: 8 AM […]

 
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Update on Round Fire: 7,000 acres, 20 structures

UPDATE: 9:30 AM The Round Fire: Acres: 7,000 – 30 percent contained 20 structures and outbuildings destroyed (preliminary county) 200 personnel; 47 engines; 29 fire crews, two bulldozers One injury to firefighter due to smoke inhalation Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make […]

 
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