In Big Bear Lake

Structure Fire

 February 27, 2020 

Big Bear Lake, CA ____ Wednesday evening, February 26, 2020, Big Bear Fire responded to a call reporting of a commercial structure fire in west Big Bear Lake. The reporting person was on oxygen and still inside, at approximately 9:04 P.M.               

Upon arrival at the structure located on Blue Jay Road, Big Bear Fire Fighters found the three-story, residential structure situated on a steep slope in a heavily treed area, with light, visible smoke.  Also, the fire crew learned that two residents living in an upper floor, had used a fire extinguisher to extinguish the blaze that had spread to the counter and cabinets.  The Fire Crew confined the fire to the kitchen with active fire coming from an oven.   


A resident of the home was found and safely escorted from the area, by Bear Fire personnel, as well as, the two residents that had extinguished the kitchen fire, exited safely.  

Big Bear Fire Battalion Chief Brian Parham, one fire engine and an ambulance remained on-scene to ventilate the home. The cause of the fire is under investigation by 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 Department is committed to providing Big Bear Valley with professional fire, medical and emergency services _ _ _

“Protecting Lives and Property,” with timely known as Big Bear Fire Department. Since its inception, Big Bear Fire response to fire and medical emergencies.

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