SUMMIT Fire in Big Bear Lake

Forest Road 2N08

 

LEFT -  San Bernardino County Sheriff 40-KING helicopter             RIGHT -  Heli dipping into Snow Summit Pond.  by DAVE STONE

 

‚ÄčBig Bear Scanner Reporting , Monday August 24, 2015

 UPDATES BELOW:  


MON AUG 24 7:37 AM

SUMMIT FIRE UPDATE, STILL 100 ACRES AND 30% CONTAINED, FIREFIGHTERS WORKING HARD CONSTRUCTING CONTAINMENT LINES IN STEEP RUGGED TERRAIN.

SOURCE: SAN BERNARDINO   REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 9:47 PM

ALL BIG BEAR SCHOOLS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FALLSVALE SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW AUGUST 24TH FOR STUDENT AND STAFF SAFETY

 

VEGETATION FIRE 2N08 SOUTH OF SNOW SUMMIT - SMOKE SHOWING - FULL RESPONSE FROM MULTIPLE AGENCIES 

 

Big Bear Scanner Reporting , Sunday August 23, 2015



UPDATES BELOW:  


MON AUG 24 7:37 AM

SUMMIT FIRE UPDATE, STILL 100 ACRES AND 30% CONTAINED, FIREFIGHTERS WORKING HARD CONSTRUCTING CONTAINMENT LINES IN STEEP RUGGED TERRAIN.

SOURCE: SAN BERNARDINO   REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 9:47 PM

ALL BIG BEAR SCHOOLS WITH THE EXCEPTION OF FALLSVALE SCHOOL WILL BE CLOSED TOMORROW AUGUST 24TH FOR STUDENT AND STAFF SAFETY

 Sunday  7:15 PM


 

SUN AUG 23 6:53 PM

PER USFS:
SUMMIT FIRE REMAINS AT 100 ACRES AND IS NOW 30% CONTAINED

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 6:46 PM

PER AIR ATTACK: SUMMIT FIRE IS HOLDING AT AROUND 100 ACRES

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 5:43 PM

PER THE USFS: SUMMIT FIRE IS AT 100 ACRES AND IS 20% CONTAINED

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 5:42 PM

SUMMIT FIRE REPORTED TO BE 100 ACRES AND 20% CONTAINED

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 4:57 PM

PER USFS: SUMMIT FIRE IS AT 85 ACRES AND IS 10% CONTAINED

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 4:57 PM

PER USFS: SUMMIT FIRE IS AT 85 ACRES AND IS 10% CONTAINED

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 4:31 PM

NEW PHOTOS AND DISCUSSIONS ON THIS INCIDENT VISIT:
[Click Here]

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 4:24 PM

LATEST ACREAGE UPDATE AS OF 4PM WAS 75 ACRES - THE AIR ATTACK SAYS THAT THERE IS A RETARDANT LINE AROUND 75% OF THIS FIRE.

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SUN AUG 23, 2015, 12:25 PM

VEGETATION FIRE

BIG BEAR BLVD / MAIN ST, BIG BEAR LAKE

BIG BEAR BLVD / MAIN ST SO SNOW SUMMIT - CROSS STREETS: [GPS] 2N08 SOUTH OF SNOW SUMMIT SKI RESORT RESORT

INCIDENT NAME: SUMMIT

NOTE: BIG BEAR CITY PAID CALL FIREFIGHTERS STAFF YOUR EQUIPMENT

NOTE: BIG BEAR LAKE PAID CALL FIREFIGHTERS STAFF YOUR EQUIPMENT

NOTE: BIG BEAR PAID CALL FIREFIGHTERS STAFF YOUR EQUIPMENT

NOTE: US FOREST SERVICE HAS BEEN REQUESTED TO RESPOND TO THIS INCIDENT

NOTE: CALFIRE HAS BEEN REQUESTED TO RESPOND TO THIS INCIDENT

UNITS RESPONDING: MT281 FEDCOM CALCOM BC2805 BE96 BE282 MA281 BFAALL BDFNET BE281 NIFCTAC2 ME282 BBLALL BBCALL (BIG BEAR LAKE FIRE )



E T Russell, Sunday August 23, 2015

Thanks, to immediate response of the Big Bear Fire Department Fire Fighters at a few minutes before 12:30 P.M. with numerous other response from:

CALFIRE, US FOREST SERVICE, BIG BEAR PAID CALL FIREFIGHTERS, BIG BEAR LAKE PAID CALL FIREFIGHTERS.

Air attack: US FOREST Air Tankers, San Bernardino County Sheriff 40-King Helicopter, San Bernardino County/Big Bear Sheriff. Big Bear Airport is open only for fire aircraft. 

(more fire personnel, equipment including air attack helicopters are directed to the SUMMIT Fire) 



Below are scanner updates. Read from bottom up, with the most recent report on the top. Will be updated ASAP.

UPDATES BELOW:  

SUN AUG 23 2:57 PM

BIG BEAR
MANDATORY EVACUATIONS: AREA FROM KNICKERBOCKER ROAD EAST TO GEORGIA ROAD AND SOUTH OF PENNSYLVANIA ROAD TO FOREST BOUNDARY

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 2:52 PM

PER SUMMIT I.C.
- FIRE NOW 40-50 ACRES - MODERATE TO RAPID RATE OF SPREAD

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 2:46 PM

PER AIR ATTACK: MAIN FIRE IS AROUND 30 ACRES AND CURRENTLY RAPID RATE OF SPREAD WITH SPOTTING 1/4 TO 1/2 MILE DOWNWIND

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 2:34 PM

SUMMIT AIR ATTACK IS REQUESTING A
TOTAL OF 10 AIR TANKERS AND 1 VLAT (VERY LARGE AIR TANKER)

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  

 

SUN AUG 23 2:06 PM

PER SUMMIT I.C. -
FIRE ABOUT 25 ACRES - ABOUT 30 - 60 MINUTES FROM BUMPING UP AGAINST SNOW SUMMIT PROPERTY

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 1:49 PM

PER SUMMIT I.C. - FIRE IS AT 30 ACRES - MODERATE TO RAPID RATE OF SPREAD - MOVING EAST TOWARD SNOW SUMMIT

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 1:27 PM

PER SUMMIT I.C. - 10 ACRES - RAPID RATE OF SPREAD - MOVING EAST TOWARD SNOW SUMMIT

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 1:21 PM

AIR ATTACK REQUESTING THE VLAT (VERY LARGE AIR TANKER) TO RESPOND TO THE SUMMIT FIRE

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 1:21 PM

AIR ATTACK REPORTING THAT THE SUMMIT FIRE IS SPOTTING UP TO 1/4 MILE EAST OF THE MAIN FIRE

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 1:11 PM

WINDS HAVE PICKED UP ON THE SUMMIT INCIDENT - FOREST SERVICE STARTING A 2ND ALARM RESPONSE

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 1:10 PM

SUMMIT AIR ATTACK REQUESTING THE 2 CLOSEST TYPE 2 HELICOPTERS RESPOND TO THIS INCIDENT

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 1:08 PM

BIG BEAR ORDERING UP THE 5 CLOSEST ENGINES FOR STRUCTURE PROTECTION

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 1:05 PM

UPDATE FROM
AIR ATTACK ON SUMMIT FIRE: 2-3 ACRES WITH A SLOW TO MODERATE RATE OF SPREAD

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 1:03 PM

SUMMIT AIR ATTACK (AT310) REQUESTING TWO TYPE 3 AIR TANKERS TO RESPOND TO THIS INCIDENT

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  



SUN AUG 23 12:53 PM

MISSING CHILD REPORTED TO BE LOST IN THE AREA OF THE SNOW SUMMIT VEGETATION FIRE HAS BEEN FOUND!

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 12:48 PM

FOREST SERVICE STILL TRYING TO MAKE ACCESS TO FIRE NEAR SNOW SUMMIT - APPROX 2 ACRES NOW

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 12:44 PM

FIRST HELICOPTER ON SCENE WILL BE DIPPING OUT OF THE POND AT SNOW SUMMIT

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 12:42 PM

FOREST SERVICE REPORTING A LOST CHILD IN THE AREA OF THIS VEGETATION FIRE

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 12:41 PM

PER FOREST SERVICE - POTENTIAL FOR BIG BEAR FIRE 5-10 ACRES - AIRCRAFT INBOUND

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 12:40 PM

FOREST SERVICE IN THE AREA OF VEG FIRE: 2N08 WEST OF SNOW SUMMMIT - 1/4 ACRE MODERATE RATE OF SPREAD

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 12:37 PM

WEBCAM SHOWING FIRE IN BIG BEAR:
[Click Here]

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:CRAIG  


SUN AUG 23 12:31 PM

VEGETATION FIRE 2N08 SOUTH OF SNOW SUMMIT - SMOKE SHOWING - FULL RESPONSE FROM MULTIPLE AGENCIES

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT  


SUN AUG 23 12:29 PM

BEST ACCESS SHOULD BE OFF OF PINE KNOT AND 2N08

SOURCE: SCANNER  REPORTER:SCMALERT