San Bernardino County, CA, August 22, 2016 - Effective Sunday, August 21st, at 4:00 p.m., the evacuation orders for Wrightwood, Swarthout Canyon, Lone Pine Canyon, West Cajon Valley and Lytle Creek have all been lifted. RESIDENTS ONLY will be allowed past the road closures. Some residents returning to their homes may find that they are without electricity. Southern California … [Read more...] about Evacuation Orders Lifted For All Communities Affected by Blue Cut Fire
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Big Bear, CA, August 10, 2016 - As of this morning, fire containment has jumped due to the significant work done by the firefighters both on the ground and in the air. The Pilot Fire is currently 7,861 acres, up 1500 acres since yesterday, but containment has gone from 6% to 64%. Overnight and this morning there was moderate activity with spot fires on the western flank … [Read more...] about Pilot Fire Now at 64% Containment
Big Bear, CA, June 24, 2016 - As wildfires burn across California, new estimates on the number of dead trees in California were announced, prompting continued concern for California’s forest health and wildfire danger. The US Forest Service released the outcome of its latest aerial surveys over California forestland, finding that over 66 million trees have now died due to … [Read more...] about CALFIRE Officials Confirm Over 66 Million Dead Trees in CA
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, February 11th, 2016 - Big Bear firefighters will compete in the “Scott Firefighter Stairclimb” in Seattle, Washington on March 6, 2016. This is the 7th year Big Bear’s local firefighters have participated in this test of endurance to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Firefighters will climb 69 flights of stairs in Seattle’s tallest building, the Columbia … [Read more...] about Big Bear Firefighters Climb for Leukemia & Lymphoma Society!