#RoundFire Update, Swall Meadows (8:45am on 2/7)

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Round Fire Update, Swall Meadows (8:45am on 2/7)

Here is the official update from CalFire on the Round Fire near Paradise and Swall Meadows.

‪#‎RoundFire‬ Update (8:40am on 2/7)
Here is the official incident sheet for the #RoundFire from CalFire. The current incident details are as follows:

Fire: Round Fire

Acres: 7000+

Containment: 30%

Injuries: One firefighter due to smoke inhalation

Structures destroyed: 20 structures and outbuildings (preliminary count)

Cause: Under investigation

Current situation: Significant rain stopped the forward rate of the fire around 2am. Downed power lines and venting propane tanks make re-entry for residents dangerous.

Evacuations: Paradise and Swall Meadows remain under mandatory evacuation orders.

Cooperating agencies: Cal Fire, Inyo USFS, Paradise Fire, Inyo County Sheriff's Office, Mono County Sheriff's Office, CHP, LADWP, Bishop Fire, Big Pine Fire, Independence Fire, Lone Pine Fire, Long Valley Fire, Wheeler Crest Fire, SCE and CDC.

Additional information: Possible escorted re-entry for residents tomorrow afternoon or evening, depending on current conditions.

We will continue to provide these official updates as we receive them from Cal Fire. We thank everyone for their patience in this incident. Our hearts are with all our first responders and fire personnel and all the residents affected by this fire. Thank you! - Jennifer M. Hansen, Public Information Officer