Firefighters Battling Vegetation Fire in Big Bear

BIG BEAR:( Firefighters are currently battling a vegetation fire in Big Bear dubbed the Summit Fire.

The fire was first reported at about 12:30 P.M., on Sunday, August 23, 2015.

The San Bernardino National Forest tweeted, the fire is south of Snow Summit Ski Resort.

As of 1:10 P.M., the fire was reported to be 2-3 acres in size with a slow to moderate rate of spread. According to reports, Big Bear Fire has ordered five engines to assist with structure protection.

Multiple air tankers are on scene helping to fight the fire. The winds have started to pick up making the threat of forward rate of spread more of a possibility.

More information will be updated as it becomes available.

Leave a comment


Hugo C Valdez

Hugo Valdez has lived in the Victor Valley for over 25 years. His strength is community visionary and leadership. He founded Victor Valley News in 2012 in the effort to bring more awareness and fellowship to the local residents. He has a background in marketing/advertising under his belt. To reach Hugo, send an e-mail to or call him at (760) 998-1598.
Back to top button