Big Bear City Christmas Tree Lighting's special guest of honor Tessa, flipped the switch to light this year’s Christmas tree at Big Bear Fire Department Station 282. Thank you to the Cartwright Family who continues to host this great community event year after year.
Stachetoberfest Charity Fundraiser Presented by Big Bear Professional Firefighters’ Association
Who has the Saltiest Mustache in town? Come to Stachetoberfest 2017 and vote for the best mustaches grown for fun and a great cause! Big Bear Professional Firefighters’ Association, Local 935, hosts this annual fundraiser on Thursday, October 26, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. Show up and show off your best mustache in the Mustache Contest, or just come for a ton of fun at Big Bear's newest restaurant, Oakside in Big Bear Village.
“This isn’t just for firemen. We would like anyone and everyone from the community to join us in this lighthearted event for a great cause,” according to Bobby Whitmore, Fire Engineer and Big Bear Professional Firefighters’ Association Union Secretary. Tickets are $20 for pre-sale on Eventbrite at http://bit.ly/2w68DOi or $30 at the door. The entry fee buys dinner, a beer and a raffle ticket. All proceeds from the entry fee and raffle ticket sales go to support Soroptimist International of Big Bear Valley's Breast Cancer Prevention program. Every dollar counts when someone’s life depends on it. Big Bear Firefighters’ Association invites the community to help in the battle against breast cancer by donating to and being a part of this worthy cause.
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Photo Attached: Stachetoberfest photo from 2016 event
Big Bear Fire Department shown here working as part of the 1,608 firefighters on the second day of the fire.
The San Bernardino Sun reports:
“John Bidwell of the Big Bear Fire Department and his fellow firefighters worked on a small hot spot near South Hidden Canyon Road.”
Photos from San Bernardino Sun, (Bill Alkofer, Orange County Register/SCNG)
SAN BERNARDINO, California, July 19, 2017 – Recreational target shooting restriction will go into effect starting July 22, 2017 throughout the San Bernardino National Forest.
After increase in fire activity across the forest, a heat wave in late June that has sped up the drying trends in vegetation and caused rapid down turns in live fuel moistures, along with the above average grass crops this year Fire Managers have decided to implement restrictions on recreational target shooting restriction within the San Bernardino National Forest.
“Our number one priority is always the safety of our firefighters and the public we serve which is why we have decided that restrictions for recreational shooting is necessary at this time” said Dan O’Connor the fuels and fire prevention officer on the San Bernardino National Forest.
The recreational target shooting restrictions are effective July 22, 2017 on all San Bernardino National Forest lands are as follows:
· Discharging a firearm is prohibited