Working and training
together is an integral part of preparation for
any tragic incident. We
all hope we never have to use these skills,
but the community should
be assured that your local emergency
response teams are well
trained and fully prepared.
Big Bear Fire personnel will host the mock training beginning
Monday January 19 through January 22, 2015.
Students include Big Bear Fire Department, San Bernardino County
Sheriff’s Department, and San Bernardino County Fire Department/Hazardous Materials
Citizens in Big Bear Valley can expect to be aware of a
variety of vehicles and staff that could be misinterpreted as a real
incident. Also, a strong law enforcement
and military presence could include a bomb squad vehicle, a flying black ops
helicopter, and other vehicles that are unusual to the area.
Residents need to be reminded that this is just a drill.
Day three, Wednesday, a live action drill will be
conducted at the Paradise Training Center.
Sightings of these vehicles and staff may intensify on the last
If there are any questions, please contact the Big Bear
Fire Headquarters Station at (909) 866-7566.