Residence Burns Early Thursday Morning

Structure Fire

House Sustains Significant Damage

BIG BEAR LAKE, CA/February 9, 2016 – Big Bear Fire Department responded to a reported structure fire in the 300 block of Santa Clara Boulevard in Big Bear Lake at approximately 12:45 a.m. onThursday, February 4, 2016. Upon arrival of fire crews, active flames could be seen coming from the rear of the two-story single family residence. Crews were able to suppress the fire quickly, attacking the interior through the front door and rear window. The two occupants of the house were at home at the time and called 911 to report the fire. The occupants were able to evacuate the home and waited for fire personnel to arrive. There were no injuries reported. The cause of the fire is now under investigation.

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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, 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: Nick Bruinsma, Asst. Fire Marshal
Big Bear Fire Department
41090 Big Bear Blvd.
P.O. Box 2830
Big Bear Lake, Calif. 92315
Phone: 909-866-7566
Cell: 909-936-1764