By Susan A. Neufeld
Big Bear Lake, CA – On June 15, 2017 at approximately 2:45 Big Bear Lake fire received a call of a fire at Lakeview Drive and Lagunita Lane in Big Bear Lake. Fire crews observed the approximately 1,000 square foot, single story family residence was fully charged with smoke and some flames were visible from the exterior. Crews made entry through the front door and took about 20 minutes to suppress the fire.
Seven Fire Department crew members responded to the fire with three engines and two ambulances. fire Chief Jeff Willis and Assistant Fire Chief Mike Malby were on-scene along with Fire Prevention Officer Nick Bruinsma. The fire was contained to the interior of the home with damage to the living room. The home was unoccupied at the time. The cause of the fire is under investigation.