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Sheriff’s Aviation Conducts a Hoist Rescue at Snow Summit

Big Bear, CA, August 2, 2016 – On Saturday, July 30, at approximately 10:40 a.m., Sheriff’s Air Rescue 07 was dispatched to the Snow Summit Ski Resort to assist the San Bernardino County Fire Department regarding an injured mountain biker. The victim, Jamie Adamson, was riding her mountain bike near the ski resort when she fell from the bicycle. During the fall, Adamson suffered major injuries and was unable to walk. Fire Department personnel arrived and located Adamson before the crew arrived. The personnel determined Adamson would need to be hoist rescued due to her injuries and the remote location....

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BBFD Live Fire Training

Big Bear, CA, April 26, 2016 – Big Bear Fire Department will be conducting “Live Fire Training” this week through Friday, April 29 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Training will take place at the Department’s Paradise training facility located on Grenfall Lane in Big Bear City. Citizens should not be alarmed if they see smoke coming from the area of Paradise Way and E. North Shore Drive. According to Battalion Chief Ryan Harold, “These simulated conditions provide our firefighters with safe, effective and realistic training, essential in preparing the fire service to achieve our mission of preserving life and property.” Big Bear Fire Department...

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April 24 is Safe Kids Day, Are Your Kids Safe Kids?

Big Bear, CA, April 23rd, 2016 – April 24 is Safe Kids Day. Use this day as an opportunity for the whole family to review fire safety in the home. Teach children when to check smoke detectors and how often to change the battery, create a family escape plan and practice it together, and learn how to properly select and use a fire extinguisher. Testing Smoke Detectors Test your smoke detectors every month to make sure it is working properly. Batteries should be changed twice a year, and disposed correctly and safely at a household hazardous waste facility. You can find the...

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 San Bernardino County Fire Department Reminds You To Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Big Bear, CA, March 12th, 2016 – Sunday, March 13 is Daylight Saving Time, a time to “spring forward” one hour. You know what that means, change your clocks, and change your batteries! While phones, computers, and tablets may change themselves, it’s up to you to keep yourself and your family safe by changing your smoke alarm batteries. Working smoke alarms save lives, that tell-tale beeping can get everyone out safely and avoid tragedy. Three out of five home deaths resulted from fires with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. This is especially important if someone in your home smokes. Fires caused...

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Busy Week for Big Bear and County Law Enforcement

Big Bear, CA, March 1, 2016 –  On February 26, 2016, at approximately 02:55 pm., deputies from the Big Bear Sheriff’s Station responded to the report of an attempted robbery at Nick’s Automotive Center. Upon arrival deputies were advised that a male subject entered the business and showed an imitation firearm to the clerk working at the front counter and demanded money. He then fled west on Big Bear Blvd. before receiving any money. A vehicle description and license plate were obtained before the vehicle fled. Sheriff’s Aviation and Twin Peaks Station assisted Big Bear Deputies in a search for...

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