Mentone, CA, June 28, 2013 - The Mill Fire is up to at least 200 acres near the Mill Creek Ranger Station. Some structures have been lost in Mentone and evacuations are in effect there; there is no threat to the Big Bear Valley. Motorists are allowed out of Big Bear via Highway 38, but should expect delays at the bottom of the mountain due to traffic detours. The fire is … [Read more...] about Mill Fire at 200+ Acres
Angeles Oakes, CA, April 29, 2013 - Earlier than expected, CalTrans has informed KBHR that Highway 38 is now open to traffic in both directions. Traffic control will take place in the coming days as the US Forest Service and CA Fish and Wildlife continue hazardous fuel clean-up efforts. … [Read more...] about Earlier Than Expected, Highway 38 Is Now Open!
Angeles Oakes, April 29, 2013 - According to Caltrans, Highway 38 is expected to re-open by 10pm tonight. Additional excavation and work will take place in the coming days by the US Forest Service and CA Fish and Wildlife to clean the remainder of the hazardous fuel spill which occurred Friday morning, April 26th after a fuel tanker overturned below Angeles Oakes depositing an … [Read more...] about Highway 38 Expected to Re-Open by 10pm
Angelus Oaks, CA, April 28, 2013 - Highway 38 remains closed until further notice, as clean-up of a major fuel spill continues. The Public Information Officer for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW), Andrew Hughan, said, "We know it's a real inconvenience for people to have the highway closed, but it's imperative that we get as much fuel out of Cold Creek … [Read more...] about Clean-up of Cold Creek will be a slow process
Angelus Oaks, CA, April 27, 2013 - A spokesperson for the California Department of Fish and Wildlife (CDFW) says they have much more territory to cover in their assessment of environmental impacts in Cold Creek. Thousands of gallons of gas and diesel were spilled in the area after a tanker truck overturned on Friday. Gasoline dissipates more quickly than diesel but is still … [Read more...] about Department of Fish & Wildlife continue assessment at Cold Creek
Angelus Oaks, CA, April 26, 2013 (1:45 p.m.) - The California Highway Patrol says the time frame for the reopening of Highway 38 is still unknown, but the closure section has shortened considerably. The thirty-mile closure has been reduced to a three-mile section of Route 38 from Angelus Oaks to Camp Cedar Falls near mile post marker 23. Angelus Oaks residents only can … [Read more...] about Route 38 closed between Angelus Oaks and Camp Cedar Falls