Tag: power outage

Widespread Power Outage, Tree Branches Blamed

Big Bear Valley, CA October 2, 2013 – A widespread power outage affected most of the Big Bear Valley this morning.  It was described by a Big Bear Firefighter as a minor tree branch issue.  Although minor it was on a critical line in Big Bear City near Greenway.  It took about an hour to restore power to the majority of the valley, with some lingering minor pockets of outages mostly in the east end of the Big Bear.   As this was described as a minor incident, major repair work was not required to restore...

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Power Outage for Areas of Big Bear Thursday Evening

Big Bear, CA, November 8, 2012 – Residents began reporting areas of Big Bear Lake that were without power at approximately 7:45pm Thursday evening.  Wet roads and poor visibility may have contributed to the events but unconfirmed reports of an accident at Catalina in Big Bear Lake may be the cause of the power outage.  Crews for the electric company responded quickly and power began being restored to some of the affected areas as early as 9pm.  Areas affected included but may not be limited to Eagle Knolls, Fox Farm and Big Bear Boulevard...

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