Tips For a Safe Holiday

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Big Bear City, CA, December 23, 2013 – The joy of the winter holidays can be an extra incentive to keep your loved ones out of harm's way. In that spirit, the Fire Department is offering some friendly reminders on staying safe in a house full of guests: Have smokers smoke outside and keep their smoking materials with them so young children … [Read more...]

Fire Department Reminds Residents to Take Precautions Now

San Bernardino National Forest, CA, August 16, 2013 -- By early April, California was already showing signs of having one of the most active fire seasons in history. In our county in particular, low moisture, plentiful fuels, and the forthcoming Santa Ana winds pose a triple threat. Are you prepared? The San Bernardino National Forest regularly … [Read more...]

Home Heating Fire Safety Tips

Big Bear Valley, CA, December 13, 2012 - As the temperatures drop during the winter months, local fire agencies want to suggest some safety tips that can help reduce the risk of home heating fires. According to the National Fire Protection Association, nearly half of all home-heating fires occur during the winter months. You can reduce … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Fire Safety Tips

Big Bear Valley, CA, November 21, 2012, 6am – The U.S. Fire Administration has issued a special report that examines the characteristics of Thanksgiving Day Fires in Residential Buildings.  According to the report, an estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings occur annually in the United States, resulting in an estimated … [Read more...]

Spring Forward And Check Your Smoke Alarms

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Big Bear City, CA, March 6, 2012, noon - On Sunday, March 11, 2012, at 2:00am you need to once again set your clocks ahead one hour, and it’s also a good time to check the batteries in your smoke alarms. Working smoke alarms provide an early warning for you and your family to get out and stay out. Every home needs at least one smoke alarm on each … [Read more...]

Cook Safely And Give Thanks

Big Bear City, CA, November 21, 2011, 8:00am – The U.S. Fire Administration has issued a special report that examines the characteristics of Thanksgiving Day Fires in Residential Buildings.  According to the report, an estimated 2,000 Thanksgiving Day fires in residential buildings occur annually in the United States, resulting in an estimated … [Read more...]