Category: Big Bear Lake

Apple Fire – San Bernardino National Forest

According to InciWeb, the Apple Fire has burned more than 26,000 acres, with about 5% containment. The fire is burning in, basically, virgin fire territory; there hasn’t been a fire in that area in a long time so there is a fuel density, low humidity, and high temperature equation that is allowing this fire to …

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Summit Fire burning south of Big Bear Lake

A fire now named the Summit Fire is burning in the San Bernardino National Forest near Forest Service Road 2N08 (to the south of the city of Big Bear Lake and west of the Snow Summit ski resort). The fire appears to have started near Pine Knot Avenue and Knickerbocker Road around 12:30 p.m. Within an …

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Mill 2 fire update

InciWeb is reporting that the Mill 2 fire is burning off the 38 near Bryant street off Highway 38.  They’re also reporting that a drone was flying in the area, which caused the tankers to abort their mission(s). Keep your damned drones away from the fires, idiots! From Inciweb: The Mill 2 Fire started in …

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Big Bear Chili Cookoff – July 11!

Big Bear Chili Cookoff Saturday, July 11th 10:00am – 5:00pm Bartlett Street Parking Lot Outhouse Races Kid’s Area Giant Beer Garden Gunslingers Live Music Miss Clementine 40 Chili Cooks Chili Tasting Kits: $5.00 This is an official International Chili Society sanctioned event. If you can get here, GET HERE!

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Road Rage and Stupidity in the San Bernardino Mountains

As a member of a number of different groups, I sometimes notice stupid people with internet testicles getting their dander up over a supposed wrong that someone else did to them while driving in the mountains. Here’s the latest: This was publicly posted by some chick: Hello big bear residents, Today we were driving down …

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