Be Prepared As We Enter Height of Fire Season

Lake Fire

Big Bear, CA, October 1, 2015 - Although fire season has become year round, the height of fire season in San Bernardino County is October and November when the Santa Ana winds blow. As fires burn across California and no end in sight of a four-year drought, now is the time to prepare for wildfire and a possible evacuation. In June of this year over … [Read more...]

P-3 Aerial Firefighting Fleet To Be Revived

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San Bernardino Mountains, CA, February 7, 2015 - Orion Aerial Firefighters is a company dedicated to return the P-3 Orion aircraft to aerial firefighting service. It is currently raising funds to bring these aircraft back to the fleet of air tankers. Dale Head, CEO of Orion Aerial Firefighters, says, "The US Forest service has a shortage of … [Read more...]

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Old Fire Arsonist


San Bernardino, CA, August 21, 2012, noon - Prosecutors laid out the criminal history of Old Fire arsonist Rickie Lee Fowler on Monday, August 20, 2012 during the first day of the penalty phase in the trial, revealing details about the defendant's past that they said make him deserving of the death penalty. The San Bernardino County Sun Newspaper … [Read more...]

Fowler Guilty Of Murder, Arson In 2003 Old Fire Trial


San Bernardino, CA, August 15,2012, 1:00pm - A jury has found Rickie Lee Fowler guilty of all first-degree murder and arson charges for lighting the 2003 Old Fire in Waterman Canyon, in the foothills above San Bernardino. The jury also found the special circumstances true, meaning the trial will now move into the penalty phase to determine if … [Read more...]