“Live Fire Training” - Cooperating Fire Agencies Practice Realistic Drills

Fire TrainingBIG BEAR, CA/– Big Bear Fire Department will be conducting “Live FireTraining” Monday, April 25 – Friday, April 29, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Training will take place at the Department’s Paradise training facility located at 417 Grenfall Ln. in Big Bear City. Citizens should not be alarmed if they see smoke coming from the area of Paradise Way and E. North Shore Dr.

According to Battalion Chief Ryan Harold, “These simulated conditions provide our firefighters with safe, effective and realistic training, essential in preparing the fire service to achieve our mission of preserving life and property.” Big Bear Fire Department is hosting this training event, and will be joined by other Big Bear Valley cooperating agencies: Cal FIRE, San Bernardino County Fire Department and Running Springs Fire Department.

For other fire and life safety topics, please contact the Big Bear Fire Department at www.bigbearfire.org or (909) 866-7566.

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 known as Big Bear Fire Department. Since its inception, the Big Bear Fire Department is committed to providing Big Bear Valley with professional fire, medical and emergency services “Protecting Lives and Property,” with timely response to fire and medical emergencies. 

Contact:​ Dawn Marschinke
Big Bear Fire Department
41090 Big Bear Blvd.
P.O. Box 2830
Big Bear Lake, Calif. 92315
Phone:​ 909-866-7566 x224
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