‚Äč  Suspicious Cause of STRUCTURE FIRE

  

Under Investigation 

 

Early morning Friday May 15th, the Big Bear Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 400 block of Barrett Way in Big Bear City at approximately 7:30 A.M.  

Upon arrival of fire crews, a single family home was engulfed in flames with fire exposure to the neighboring house.  Big Bear Boulevard had to be shut down for a short time while fire crews extinguished the blaze.   The fire was called under control within 20 minutes. No other structures sustained any fire damage.

Responding to the fire was Big Bear Paid-call Fire Fighters, Big Bear Medic Unit and U.S. Forest Service was requester to respond.  The cause of the fire is suspicious in nature.  The Big Bear Arson Investigation Team is working with the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Arson and Investigation Team to determine the exact cause of this fire.

No injuries occurred as a result of this fire.  Any further inquiries regarding this incident should be directed to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department.