BIG BEAR LAKE
Home Damaged by FIRE
Photos: Courtesy of Big Bear Fire Department
About Big Bear Fire Department:
Big Bear Fire Authority was formed under a Joint Powers Agreement in 2012 combining Big Bear Lake Fire Protection District and Big Bear City Fire Department, now commonly known as Big Bear Fire Department. Since its inception, Big Bear Fire Department is committed to providing Big Bear Valley with professional fire, medical and emergency services “Protecting Lives and Property,” with timely response to fire and medical emergencies.
Thursday June 15th
afternoon, a residential structure fire was reported to the Big Bear Fire
Department at approximately 2:45 P.M., in Big Bear Lake at Lakeview Drive and
Upon arrival, Fire Crews
observed the approximately 1,000 square foot, single-story, single family
residence was fully charged with smoke and flames visible from the exterior. Fire
Fighters made entry through the front door and took about 20 minutes to
suppress the blaze.
Seven Big Bear Fire Fighters
responded with three engines and two ambulances. Fire Chief Jeff Willis and
Assistant Fire Chief Mike Maltby were on-scene along with Fire Prevention
Officer Nick Bruinsma. The structure fire was confined to the interior with
damage to the living room. The home was unoccupied at the time and there were
no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is under
investigation by Big Bear Fire Department.
For tips on fire safety in your home,
visit our website at www.bigbearfire.org.