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Sunday September 20th the California Highway Patrol located Carlos Alexander Baltazar’s vehicle at State Route-18 and Delta Avenue (northeast of Big Bear City).

Thursday September 24th, Carlos Alexander Baltazar was reported missing by his family.  

San Bernardino County Sheriff Aviation Crew of 40-King Helicopter was deployed; as well as, the SBCSD K-9 and a Ground Search Team.  

Baltazar’s backpack was found 75 yards from where his vehicle was located. K-9’s continued to track his' scent, but to their dismay the scent was eventually lost. The Search & Rescue Team continues the search with deputies and bloodhounds. 


Locating Missing

Fire Fighter 

Carlos Alexander Baltazar 

Baltazar is a member of the United States Forest Service Interagency Hotshot Crew and was off duty at the time and not in the area of the El Dorado Fire.

Carlos Alexander Baltazar’s description: 35 years old, Hispanic Male, Bald, Brown Eyes, Weighs 175 lbs and Brown Eyes. 
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Carlos Alexander Baltazar are asked to contact San Bernardino County Sheriff Dispatch at 760-956-5001. 

 SBSD - Big Bear Sheriff Department

              477 Summit Boulevard 
              Big Bear Lake, CA 92315


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Phone: 909-387-3700