Bridge Fire

No threat to Big Bear at this time.

Inciweb photo

Smoke may be visible in Big Bear. An air quality update can be found here.



135 Firefighters are working on containment lines and suppression repair north of Greenspot Road north of the Iron Bridge near the City of Highland. 

The fire has been mapped at 460 Acres and is 80% contained

Road Closures

Current Weather 

32% relative humidity 

Wind Speed 4 MPH W 

Wind Gust 8 MPH 

Fire Behavior: Daytime, high near 100 with winds from the west increasing to 5 to 10 mph in the afternoon. Overnight, low around 72 light winds shifting to the southwest.


While there has been no drone activity over the fire, drones interfere with firefighting efforts. Use extreme caution when flying drones in the vicinity of active fires. Even without a TFR, anyone who hampers firefighting efforts may face criminal charges as well. For more information on drones the public can visit the FAA’s website at “If you fly, we can’t!”

Basic Information

Current as of 7/17/2017, 8:17:58 AM
Incident Type Wildfire
Cause Unknown / Under Investigation
Date of Origin Friday July 14th, 2017 approx. 02:23 PM
Location Greenspot Rd & Santa Ana Canyon Rd
Incident Commander Scott Howes, USFS

Current Situation

Total Personnel 135
Size 460 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained 80%
Fuels Involved

Grass & chaparral

 For more info check Inciweb



Last Five 911 calls

Event: ASLT-B3 /Assault-3rd hand info
Info:  Pine Knot Ave BIG BEAR LAKE
Date-Time: Sun, 18 Mar 2018 00:20:43 -0700

Event: TE - Traffic Collision wit/Traffic Collision with Extrication
Info: Mm State BIG BEAR
Date-Time: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 23:27:31 -0700

Event: SOB - Short/Shortness of Breath
Info:  Eagle Ridge Dr BIG BEAR LAKE
Date-Time: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 22:58:24 -0700

Event: UNKM - Unk /Unknown Medical Problem
Info: Big Bear Blvd & N Stansfield Ctf BIG BEAR LAKE
Date-Time: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 20:59:35 -0700

Event: SOB-D2 /Breathing Prob + diff speaking
Info:  Waterview Dr BIG BEAR LAKE
Date-Time: Sat, 17 Mar 2018 19:58:59 -0700

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