Big Bear News - Big Bear, CA - To better provide public and firefighter safety due to the ongoing California wildfire crisis, USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region is announcing a temporary closure of all National Forests in California. This closure will be in effect from Aug. 31, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. through September 17, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. This order does not affect the … [Read more...] about USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closing All California National Forests for Public Safety
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Big Bear News, Big Bear Lake, Ca – With the height of fire season upon us, and in an effort to promote the creation of defensible space, City Council has approved a new program, offering free vegetative debris chipping and collection for residents and property owners. The new program allows City residents and property owners to pile the vegetative debris … [Read more...] about City Offering Free Vegetative Debris Chipping and Collection Program to Promote Fire Safety
SAN BERNARDINO, CALIF—US Forest Service firefighters, with the assistance of the Big Bear Fire Department, were dispatched at approximately 10:15 a.m. today to a fire south of the City of Big Bear Lake. A small fire, about 30 ft. by 30 ft. in size, was found off Mill Creek Road (Forest Service Road No. 2N10), between Camp Osito (2N17) and Kidd Creek (2N86) roads. Local … [Read more...] about Illegal campfire causes small fire south of Big Bear Lake
Big Bear News – San Bernardino, Ca — Officials with the San Bernardino National Forest are raising fire restrictions effective today, June 23, 2021, due to the danger from current and anticipated worsening conditions, such as drying vegetation and continued hot temperatures. The restrictions will affect numerous sites and activities on the Forest by prohibiting the … [Read more...] about Forest Fire Restrictions Have Increase
Big Bear News - Big Bear, CA - Every year Caltrans Maintenance and Geotechnical engineers complete field reviews to assess slopes on state routes for rockfall and other issues that may affect travel in mountainous regions. The safety of the traveling public is the number one priority at Caltrans. Rain, wind, snow, fires and other natural disasters occur throughout the State all … [Read more...] about Caltrans Specialists Scale Boulders & Cliffsides to Protect Motorist Safety – Using Courage, Know-How & Explosives!