Swiftly Knock Down


Baldwin Lake Residence FIRE


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Thursday July 12, 2019___ Big Bear Fire Crews responded to an originally reported to be a vegetation fire and soon corrected to be a structure fire, when the Fire Fighters found it to be a residential located at Parkway Drive in Baldwin Lake at approximately 2:07 P.M.


The Big Bear Fire Crews observed a doublewide manufactured home with fire and smoke coming from the back of the residence. The Fire Fighters were able to confine the flames to the exterior rear wall of the residence, the deck and a portion of the roof. Through a swift fire attack, knock-down was obtained within 5 minutes.


One occupant was home at the time of the incident and exited the property safely. A bystander that spotted the fire attempted to assist, suffering minor smoke inhalation but refused treatment from Big Bear Fire Paramedics. 


CAL FIRE Engine #3558 responded in a coordinated effort with Big Bear Fire Department Engines #282 and #283, Water Tender #281, and Medic Ambulance #282.

The Balwin Lake residential incident was commanded by Battalion Chief Brian Parham. Cause of the fire is under investigation by Assistant Chief/Fire Marshal Mike Maltby.


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