Flood Watch Prompts Trail Closures

Forest Falls, CA, September 7, 2014 – As Tropical Storm Norbert moves northwest off the coast of Baja California this weekend, the National Weather Service is warning of widespread thunderstorms. The showers are forecast to start late Saturday night and continue through Monday night over Southern California.  Heavy precipitation could pose a … [Read more...]

Falls Day Use Area To Be Partially Closed For Reconstruction

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San Bernardino, CA, August 24, 2012, 8:00am – The popular Falls Day Use Area in Forest Falls will be partially closed for about two months beginning September 4, while reconstruction work is completed. During reconstruction the bottom parking lot will be closed and the picnic loop will be closed Monday through Thursday as needed during … [Read more...]

Flash Floods Near Forest Falls And Mill Creek

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Forest Falls, CA, August 17, 2012, 4:00pm - Flash flooding has been reported this afternoon in the Mill Creek area and Valley of the Falls Drive, in Forest Falls. Fire officials said the mud flow was about five feet deep. Highway 38 remains open. Flash flooding occurs along roadways, around underpasses, in normally dry washes and low lying areas. … [Read more...]

Fire Crews To Distribute Safety Information Door-To-Door

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Lake Arrowhead, CA, June 19, 2012, 8:00am – Starting this month, San Bernardino County Fire Department firefighters will be going door-to-door promoting wildfire safety to homeowners and families in the mountain communities. Crews from County Fire Stations in Fawnskin, Lake Arrowhead, Green Valley Lake, Angelus Oaks and Forest Falls will be … [Read more...]

Derry To Hold Town Hall Meetings In Big Bear Lake & Forest Falls

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Big Bear Lake, CA, April 9, 2012, 3:00pm - Supervisor Neil Derry will be conducting two town hall forums this week in Big Bear Lake and Forest Falls. The town hall meetings are free and open to the public. Supervisor Derry says “it is imperative that, as a county, we ensure that we are effectively providing our residents with vital county … [Read more...]

Momyer Fire Near Forest Falls Partially Contained

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Forest Falls, CA, May 10, 2011, 9:00am - The vegetation fire near Forest Falls is now 40% contained after burning roughly 150 acres. The Momyer Fire was reported at about 10:45am Sunday, May 8, and is located a few miles north of the Forest Falls area in steep terrain west of Alger Creek and north of Momyer Trail. It has not threatened any … [Read more...]

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