By Susan A. Neufeld
Big Bear Lake, CA – At 12:06 p.m. a call came in to Big Bear Lake of a fire at the Cottage Lane Church, cross streets are Big Bear Blvd and Beaver Lane. The fire is being called the COTTAGE Fire. Smoke is visible from a large part of Big Bear. The 2,000 sq. foot structure was well engulfed when Big Bear Lake Fire arrived.
Power lines are down at the scene. Bear Valley Electric and Southwest Gas have been requested to respond to the scene.
Firefighters continue to make good progress on the fire.
ROTWNEWS will update as more information becomes available.