Earlier Than Expected, Highway 38 Is Now Open!

Angeles Oakes, CA, April 29, 2013 - Earlier than expected, CalTrans has informed KBHR that Highway 38 is now open to traffic in both directions.  Traffic control will take place in the coming days as the US Forest Service and CA Fish and Wildlife continue hazardous fuel clean-up efforts. … [Read more...]

Highway 38 Expected to Re-Open by 10pm

Angeles Oakes, April 29, 2013 - According to Caltrans, Highway 38 is expected to re-open by 10pm tonight.  Additional excavation and work will take place in the coming days by the US Forest Service and CA Fish and Wildlife to clean the remainder of the hazardous fuel spill which occurred Friday morning, April 26th after a fuel tanker overturned … [Read more...]

Fuel Spill Prompts Closure of Hwy 38 in Both Directions

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Angeles Oakes, CA, April 26, 2013 -  As of 9:42am this morning, a tanker rollover with a fuel spill was reported on Highway 38.  At this time, Highway 38 remains closed in both directions.  Travelers will need to take an alternate route of Highway 18 to/from Lucerne Valley or Highway 18/330 to/from Highland.  Information obtained at this time … [Read more...]

Fawnskin Fire Now 90% Contained

Fawnskin, CA, April 22, 2013, 6pm - With good news to report, Forest Service personnel are now stating that the Fawnskin Fire is at 90% containment with full control and containment expected by Friday evening. … [Read more...]

Fawnskin Fire in the Mop Up Stage

Fawnskin, CA, April 22, 2013, 4:00pm - According to US Forest Service personnel, the Fawnskin Fire is in the m0p up stage and remains at 60% containment and 30 acres with no growth on the fire today.  Crews continue to hold and improve lines.  The official has been determined to be an escaped campfire. … [Read more...]

Fawnskin Fire Monday Morning Update

Fawnskin, CA, April 22, 2013 - As of this morning, the Fawnskin Fire, which started Saturday night at approximately 5:30pm just north of Forest Service road 2N12, is at 60% containment and holding at 30 acres.  Fire crews are focusing on mop up and containment lines with 189 personnel assigned to this fire to include two water dropping helicopters … [Read more...]

Holcomb Valley Fire Update

Holcomb Valley, CA, April 20, 2013 - As of 7:45pm, additional hand crews have been called in as air support will not be able to continue through the evening, but crews have a 50% hose lay around the fire with little movement expected.  The fire remains at 8 acres.  No structures are in danger and no evacuations are expected. … [Read more...]

Vegetation Fire in Holcomb Valley

Holcomb Valley, CA, April 20, 2013 - A vegetation fire has been report in Polique Canyon Road in Holcomb Valley.  The US Forest Service has responded.  The 8 acre fire is moving Northeast without much movement.  Airtankers are making good progress.  KBHR will report again as soon as more information is available. … [Read more...]

Money Raised for Deputy Jeremiah MacKay’s Family

Big Bear, CA, March 16, 2013 - Local community members organized a bake sale on March 2nd for Deputy Jeremiah MacKay to raise money for the fallen officer’s family.  Deputy MacKay, a member of the Yucaipa Police Department, lost his life in a gunfight with Christopher Dorner in an attempt to apprehend the suspect in the area of Seven Oakes on … [Read more...]

UPDATE: Deceased Suspect Forrett Sustained Multiple Gunshot Wounds

Big Bear, CA, March 3, 2013 - UPDATE: Another manhunt has ended in suicide off of Highway 38, according to the San Bernardino County Sheriff's Department. Just after 1pm on March 2, deputies from the Yucaipa Station acted on a tip that Brian Forrett's white Buick was parked in a highway turnout near Angelus Oaks. The deputies  discovered the … [Read more...]