Round Fire Investigative Report
CALIFORNIA DEPARTMENT OF FORESTRY AND FIRE PROTECTION
On Friday, February 6, 2015 at approximately 2:38 PM , a wildland fire started West of Highway 395 at Sherwin Grade approximately 9 miles West of Bishop in Inyo County, California. The fire, named the ROUND incident, burned approximately 7000 acres in Inyo and Mono Counties. A total of 53 structures were destroyed or damaged by the fire. Investigators determined an electrical arc from a downed power line caused the fire. Strong winds caused the tree to fall which failed the power lines.