Asst. Chief Mills Heads to Bay Area

Mills and Chief

Big Bear City, CA, February 7, 2014 - Mark Mills is trading in the title "Assistant Fire Chief" for "Fire Chief." After his last day with the Big Bear Fire Department on February 21, he’ll head north to San Anselmo for his new position with the Ross Valley Fire Department. At Tuesday’s Fire Authority meeting, Fire Chief Jeff Willis highlighted … [Read more...]

Curbside Chipping Ends; Defensible Space Still Crucial

Big Bear Valley, CA, June 25, 2013 - During the free Curbside Vegetation Chipping Program that began in 2005, several thousand tons of vegetation were collected and chipped each year.  While the program has ended along with its funding, there is still work to be done on private property.  Residents and property owners are still highly encouraged … [Read more...]

Jeff Willis To Oversee Big Bear Lake Fire Department As Interim Chief

Fire Chief Jeff Willis

Big Bear, Ca, June 28, 2011, 9:00am - At last night's meeting of the Big Bear Lake City Council, it was announced that Fire Chief Jeff Willis will take over command of both the Big Bear City and Big Bear Lake Fire Departments.   He will split his time as Fire Chief for Big Bear City Fire, and as the Interim Fire Chief for Big Bear Lake Fire … [Read more...]