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 … [Read more...] about April 24 is Safe Kids Day, Are Your Kids Safe Kids?
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 … [Read more...] about San Bernardino County Fire Department Reminds You To Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries
Big Bear, CA, October 4, 2015 - Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!? This is the theme for Fire Prevention Week, October 4-10, 2015. Studies show that half of home fire deaths result from fires reported at night between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. when most people are asleep. Home smoke alarms can alert people to a fire before it spreads, … [Read more...] about Hear The Beep Where You Sleep
Big Bear Valley, CA, November 1, 2013 - Daylight Saving Time ends this Sunday at 2:00 a.m., when clocks should be turned back one hour to 1:00 a.m. Here's a smart way to use that "extra hour" we'll gain on Sunday: test and change batteries on life saving devices like smoke alarms, carbon monoxide detectors and flashlights. Every year at this time, the San Bernardino … [Read more...] about Time to Change Clocks and Check Batteries
Hesperia, CA, April 10, 2012, noon - On April 9, at about 2:00am, San Bernardino County Firefighters responded to a residential fire in Hesperia and found a single story home fully engulfed in flames with the roof collapsing. A male resident and his mother were able to get out, they were in the front yard and had been injured. At that time, firefighters were unable to enter the … [Read more...] about Residential Fire In Hesperia Kills One, Injures Two Others
Big Bear City, CA, March 6, 2012, noon - On Sunday, March 11, 2012, at 2:00am you need to once again set your clocks ahead one hour, and it’s also a good time to check the batteries in your smoke alarms. Working smoke alarms provide an early warning for you and your family to get out and stay out. Every home needs at least one smoke alarm on each level of the home and close to … [Read more...] about Spring Forward And Check Your Smoke Alarms