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Big Bear Lake Residence Burns Early Thursday Morning

Big Bear Lake, CA, February 5th, 2016 –  Big Bear Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 300 block of Santa Clara Boulevard in Big Bear Lake at approximately 12:45 a.m. on Thursday, February 4, 2016.  Upon arrival of fire crews, active flames could be seen coming from the rear of the two-story single family residence.  Crews were able to suppress the fire quickly, attacking the interior through the front door and rear window.  The two occupants of the house were at home at the time and called 911 to report the fire.  The occupants were able to evacuate the home and...

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Help for the Victims of The Big Bear House Fire

UPDATE – December 28, 2015 – A recovery fund has also been set up for the Perez family, who were displaced from their home and lost all of their belongings in the same devastating Christmas morning fire, at GoFundMe.com. Raul Perez is the head chef at Peppercorn Grille. Big Bear, CA December 26, 2015 – The devastating fire that claimed the lives of four family members is hitting the residents of Big Bear hard.  Here is the latest on how you can help those families that lost so much on Christmas day. Monetary donations may be made at the following locations...

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House Fire on Elgin Road

Big Bear Lake, CA, September 17, 2012 – An early morning house fire today on Elgin Road is under investigation but is believed to be caused by an electrical fire.  Neighbors reported smelling smoke at 5:00am this morning but no sign of fire was visible.  Less than two hours later at 7:08am, dispatch received another call that smoke was visible from the house at 195 Elgin Road in Big Bear Lake.  Fire crews were dispatched to the scene and quickly extinguished the fire which started in the attic of the home, according to Assistant Fire Chief Mark Mills.  The home was vacant at the time of the fire.   Mills also told KBHR that residents who typically toss items in an attic can bend and break wires that can lead to...

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A Single Structure Fire Reported Today on Shay Road in Big Bear City

Big Bear City, CA, May 2, 2012, 12:00pm – UPDATED: May 2, 2012, 4:00pm – Preliminary reports regarding a fire in the east end of the valley this morning have indicated that shortly after 10:00am today, firefighters were dispatched to a structure fire at 1356 Shay Road in Big Bear City.  The fire was contained to a single-family residence and it’s surrounding vegetation and was initially reported by staff members of the Big Bear Area Regional Wastewater Agency as they were returning to their offices located near Shay Road.  Kim Booth, Jennifer McCuller, Sonia Kawa and Nikki Flores assisted the male resident of the burning house by reuniting him with his dog.  In an effort to retrieve possessions from the house, he had smoke inhalation and minor exposure to the flames.  Along with neighbors on Shay Road, they did what they could to calm the man as his house was fully engulfed in flames.  The four BBARWA women waited on scene until firefighters arrived.  The structure was ultimately deemed a complete loss.  At this time, the nature of the house fire and the name of the resident is unknown.  The fire is under investigation. [audio:http://kbhr933.com/wp-content/uploads/Shay-Road-Fire.mp3|titles=Shay Road...

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