Firefighters Focus on Prevention

Big Bear City, CA, June 4, 2014 - The San Bernardino County Fire Department’s Residential Assessment Program is back for a second year. In the coming weeks, firefighters will be going door-to-door handing out information and offering to walk the properties with homeowners on the spot and provide free evaluations of defensible space. They'll focus … [Read more...]

Single-Digit Humidity + Gusty Winds = Fire Watch

San Bernardino Mountains, January 23, 2014 - There is a Fire Weather Watch in effect late tonight through Friday night, due to increasingly dry conditions and strong winds. A Fire Weather Watch means that critical fire weather conditions are forecast to occur (which would be accompanied by a Red Flag Warning). During the last Fire Weather Warning … [Read more...]

Angelus Oaks Opens New Fire Station

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Angelus Oaks, CA, November 17, 2013 - After a year of construction, the mountain community has a revamped fire station. San Bernardino County Fire Station 98 in Angelus Oaks serves the communities of Angelus Oaks, Barton Flats, and Seven Oaks, along with State Highway 38 from Valley of the Falls Drive to Onyx Summit. On average, Station 98 … [Read more...]

Stay Safe While Keeping Warm

Big Bear Valley, CA, October 10, 2013 - With winter weather upon us, the County Fire Department is reminding us that accidents with fireplaces and heating equipment are a major cause of preventable home fires. Here are some fire safety tips as you heat up the house: · Change furnace filters to keep equipment running efficiently and safely. · … [Read more...]

Fire Department Reminds Residents to Take Precautions Now

San Bernardino National Forest, CA, August 16, 2013 -- By early April, California was already showing signs of having one of the most active fire seasons in history. In our county in particular, low moisture, plentiful fuels, and the forthcoming Santa Ana winds pose a triple threat. Are you prepared? The San Bernardino National Forest regularly … [Read more...]

Baldwin Lake Public Meeting

Baldwin Lake, CA, January 30, 2013 - The San Bernardino County Fire Department is inviting all Baldwin Lake residents to an informational meeting regarding Fire and EMS services with the community. The meeting will take place on Friday, February 15 at 7:00 pm at the Civil Air Patrol – EOC Building at 100 West Meadow Lane in Big Bear City. … [Read more...]

Fire Burns 12 Acres In Lytle Creek Canyon

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Lytle Creek, CA, June 26, 2012, 8:00am - The Lytle Fire is now 100% contained. The fire was reported at 4:56 pm Sunday near Sheep Canyon Road, north of the community of Lytle Creek. Two hundred firefighters from the U.S. Forest Service, San Bernardino County Fire Department, CalFire and the Bureau of Land Management responded, taking immediate, … [Read more...]

Fire Crews To Distribute Safety Information Door-To-Door

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Lake Arrowhead, CA, June 19, 2012, 8:00am – Starting this month, San Bernardino County Fire Department firefighters will be going door-to-door promoting wildfire safety to homeowners and families in the mountain communities. Crews from County Fire Stations in Fawnskin, Lake Arrowhead, Green Valley Lake, Angelus Oaks and Forest Falls will be … [Read more...]

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