Fire Level Has Been Increased To Very High: Fire Restrictions Elevated

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Big Bear, Ca, January 13, 2012, 4:00pm - The US Forest Service has elevated the fire danger level to very high due to the dry, warm weather the San Bernardino County and other areas have been experiencing.  Fire Danger increases with the unseasonable warmer, drier weather along with persistent Santa Ana wind conditions.  Fire officials are … [Read more...]

Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

Big Bear, Ca, October 31, 2011, 3:00pm - Daylight savings time ends this Sunday, November 6th, and the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection, and local fire agencies remind you to change the battery in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.  Fire agencies call it the Change Your Clock Change Your Battery Program, which … [Read more...]

Fall Home Heating Saftey Tips

Big Bear, Ca, October 12, 2011, 5:00pm - Cold weather is upon us and with the change in seasons comes the need to warm our homes and businesses.  The following tips can help you stay warm while remaining safe during the winter months:  Have a professional check and service your heating system each year.  This not only helps to prevent hazardous … [Read more...]

No Personal Fireworks Allowed In The San Bernardino Mountains

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Big Bear, Ca, July 1, 2011, 2:00pm - Cal Fire and our local fire departments are reminding residents and visitors to the Big Bear Valley and surrounding communities to be fire wise and fire safe this 4th of July holiday, and to remind everyone that absolutely no fireworks are allowed in the San Bernardino Mountains.  According to Cal Fire anyone … [Read more...]

Local Fire Agencies To Participate In Fire Training Exercise

Big Bear, Ca, June 16, 2011, 8:00am - This Saturday, June 18th, local fire agencies will be participating in a live fire training exercise.  Residents should be aware of this exercise, as there will be visible flames, and smoke periodically from 9:00am to 3:00pm.  The location of the fire training exercise will take place at 787 Club View Drive, … [Read more...]

Tree Thinning Project Has Saved State Millions

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  Assistant Fire Chief Peter Brierty and Congressman Jerry Lewis acknowledge the success and ongoing work of the NRCS in better managing the San Bernardino National Forest Big Bear, CA, April 20, 2011, 5:00pm - The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service, or the NRCS, along with the US Forest Service, California Department of Forestry and … [Read more...]