CAL FIRE from San Bernardino were the lead response agency and were supported by the USFS, BLM, Wheeler Crest Fire Dept., Paradise Fire Dept., MLFD, Long Valley, Inyo and Mono County Sheriff, CHP, Cal Trans, and Cal OES. Over 250 fire personnel responded to the fire including 20 engines, one helicopter, four dozers and two water tenders.
As of February 11, 2015, 7,000 acres were burned and containment is at 98%. All evacuations have been lifted and the repopulation for Paradise and Swall Meadows residents began on Monday at 4:00 p.m.
During the fire a large portion of Verizon’s infrastructure was damaged resulting in a loss of wireless and internet service to Mammoth Lakes. Thanks to the hardworking Verizon crews, cell and internet service was restored to both Bishop and Mammoth Lakes on February 9, 2015.
Consider helping those in need who lost everything in the fire by making a donation online at http://www.gofundme.com/roundfirerelief. Funds donated through the gofundme page will be deposited in an account at Alta One in Bishop. The account will be held by the Bishop Chamber of Commerce. Every amount, no matter how big or how small, will help our friends, neighbors and community get back on their feet. Over $ 54,912 has been generously donated so far.
For up to the date information on the Round Fire, including local assistance and grief support resources provided by the American Red Cross at the Crowley Lake Community Center and the Salvation Army at the Tri County Fairgrounds please visit: https://gis.mono.ca.gov/roundfire/#/ .
For additional information, please contact Jennifer Hansen, Public Information Officer: Mono County Sheriff's Office at (760) 616-4428, or Stuart Brown Recreation Manager and Public Information Officer for the Town of Mammoth Lakes at email@example.com or (760) 709-2481.
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