Big Bear News - Big Bear Lake, CA - UPDATE: 9/27/20, 12NOON: Fire activity near containment lines continue to be minimal. The El Dorado Fire is now at 22,666 acres and 92% contained. UPDATE: 9/24/20, 9AM - As of this morning, the El Dorado Fire had not growth overnight and remained at 22,601 now with 81% containment. For future containment updates, check the KBHR … [Read more...] about El Dorado Fire – Update
Big Bear News - Vallejo, CA - UPDATE: 4:00PM: Beginning at 5pm today, closures on the San Bernardino National Forest includes no camping, hiking, biking, off highway vehicle use, permitted wood cutting among others. In an unprecedented move, the USDA Forest Service Pacific Southwest Region just announced temporary closures and fire restrictions of selected National Forest … [Read more...] about USDA Forest Service Temporarily Closes National Forests
Big Bear News - Big Bear Lake, CA - Big Bear’s response rate for the 2020 Census is well below the state and national average. It is important that everyone is counted because federal funding for hospitals, fire departments, schools, roads and other resources are directly related to the number of people living in our communities. In an effort to increase participation and … [Read more...] about 2020 Census Help is Here!
Big Bear News - Holcomb Valley, CA, 8/26/20 - UPDATE AS OF 5:12pm Wednesday 8/26 - Revised Acreage per Air Attack (3-5 acres) - Smoke and firefighting aircraft activity is the result of a small vegetation fire which began at approximately 11:41am this morning in eastern Holcomb Valley. Fire crews responded quickly with air attack and established a retardant line completely … [Read more...] about Small Vegetation Fire, the Mitsubishi Fire, No Threat to Big Bear
Big Bear News - Big Bear, CA - Today’s fire fighting aircraft activity is in response to another lightning snag in the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire was spotted by during a helicopter recon flight. The incident, called Access, is being handled by SBNF personnel. Yesterday’s vegetation fire at Tip Top Mountain, east of Baldwin Lake near Forest Road 2N02, is now at … [Read more...] about Lightning Snags Continue to Spark Fires Today