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BVES Planned Power Outage for SCE Repairs

(PHOTO DATED 6/20/17) 6/23/17, 4:30pm – Bear Valley Electric Press Release:  Due to damage caused by the Holcomb Fire to Southern California Edison’s (SCE) power lines that feed Big Bear Valley from Lucerne, SCE has been conducting repairs as efficiently as possible while minimizing interruptions to service.  Tomorrow, Saturday June 24, 2017, SCE will be attempting to replace a critical pole by utilizing a helicopter and the power supply from Lucerne.  SCE has notified Bear Valley Electric the estimated outage window will be from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm in order to safely complete this work. Actual times may...

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Bear Valley Electric Service Planned Outage Notification

Big Bear, CA, September 19th, 2016 – BVES will be conducting testing and maintenance on Wednesday September 21, 2016 and Thursday September 22, 2016.  The testing and maintenance process will result in a brief service disruption for properties between Georgia St. and Lynn Rd along Big Bear Blvd.  The outage is expected to occur both days at 4:00 am with power being restored by 6:00 am. BVES will strive to keep the outage time as short as possible. Customers seeking additional information can contact (800) 808-2837  ...

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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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