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...]