Hathaway Fire Drift Smoke Visible Again Today in Big Bear

Morongo Indian Reservation, June 11, 2013 - As the Hathaway Fire continues to burn, southwest winds will carry drift smoke into the Big Bear Valley again today.  The Hathaway Fire began last Sunday on the Morongo Indian Reservation and continues to burn in rugged terrain making it difficult for firefighters.  The fire has grown to 1,650 acres … [Read more...]

Hathaway Fire at 15% Containment

Morongo Indian Reservation, CA, June 10, 2013 - The smoke has cleared, literally, for the Big Bear Valley but fire crews continue the laborious task of fighting the blaze of the Hathaway Fire that has burned 1,500 acres as of yesterday.  The Hathaway Fire began Sunday just before noon on the Morongo Indian Reservation traveling through steep … [Read more...]

Smoke Covers Big Bear Valley From Hathaway Fire

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Morongo Indian Reservation, CA Sunday June 9, 2013 4:45 pm - The Hathaway Fire, which was reported minutes before noon today, has now burnt approximately 1300 acres and is still growing. The fire apparently started on the Morongo Indian Reservation and quickly spread, due to high winds, into the San Gorgonio Wilderness area.  The fire is currently … [Read more...]

Hathaway Canyon Fire Smoke and Ash Drifting into Big Bear

Big Bear, CA, June 9, 2013 - Smoke visible in Big Bear is from the Hathaway Fire burning north of Banning in Hathaway Canyon which started just before noon today.  According to the US Forest Service Information Officer, the fire is not a threat to the Big Bear Valley.  We are experiencing smoke and ash throughout the Valley due to the wind … [Read more...]