Hear The Beep Where You Sleep


Big Bear, CA, October 4, 2015 - Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!? This is the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2015. Studies show that half of home fire deaths result from fires reported at night between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. when most people are asleep. Home smoke alarms can alert people to … [Read more...]

The “Lake Fire” Complete Story as Updated


Big Bear, CA, July 9, 2015, 11:40am - The Lake Fire has remained at approximately 31,359 acres in size and is 98% contained and is being managed by Jason Winbigler’s Type 3 Team from the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire behavior is currently minimal with heavy fuels smoldering within the perimeter.  Smoke may be visible, however it is … [Read more...]

Fire Danger, More Typical of Late Summer

Big Bear, CA, June 6, 2014 - Since November 1, 2013, many areas in California have received less than half their normal precipitation, resulting in very dry brush. As of Memorial Day weekend, there have been more than 1,700 wildfires in California since the start of the year, which have burned more than 15,000 acres. Compared to the five year … [Read more...]

Small Cabin Fire on Tulip in Big Bear Lake Quickly Extinguished Saturday Afternoon

Big Bear Valley Fire Departments quickly knock down a cabin fire reported around 12:45 Saturday Afternoon.  No injuries were reported.

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13th Annual Building & Safety Open House At The Civic Center

Big Bear Lake, CA, May 19, 2011, 8:00am - In honor of International Building Safety Month, May 2011, the City will host its annual Building & Safety Open House Thursday, May 19, from 4:00 – 7:00 p.m. in Hofert Hall at the Civic Center, located at 39707 Big Bear Blvd. Admission is free. Residents, homeowners, contractors, industry partners … [Read more...]

Smoke Detectors: A Sound You Can Live With!

Big Bear, Ca, October 11, 2010, 8:00am - San Bernardino County Fire Department officials urge families to ensure each of their household smoke detectors is in good working order and that a supply of extra batteries is always on hand.  “We see the benefits when smoke detectors work, and the dangers when they don’t,” says County Fire … [Read more...]

Fire Prevention Week: Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With!


Big Bear, Ca, September 29, 2010, 8:00am - In an effort to better educate communities throughout the U.S. about smoke alarm recommendations, the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is promoting “Smoke Alarms: A Sound You Can Live With!” as the theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, October 3-9, which the Big … [Read more...]