Big Bear, Ca, April 25, 2011, 4:00pm – In the early morning hours of April 25, at approximately 2:15 a.m., deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station along with Fawnskin Engine 92 County Fire responded to a report of a vehicle fire on Highway 18 near Lakeview Point. The fire was extinguished and a badly burned body was located inside the vehicle. The age, race and gender of the body could not be determined, and the vehicle was also badly burned, therefore a description was not available. Big Bear deputies have requested the assistance of the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Homicide and Arson/Bomb Details to assist with the investigation. The investigation is continuing and anyone with information is urged to contact Detective David Johnson or Sgt. Frank Montanez at Sheriff’s Homicide Detail at 909 387-3589. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may contact the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78 CRIME (27463) or may leave information on the We-Tip Website www.wetip.com.