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Schools Reopen Near Big Bear Lake

Schools have reopened in the Southern California mountain community where crews are battling a small forest fire burning through timber near a popular ski resort.

08/26/2015

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Schools Closed For Second Day As Firefighters Battle Snow Summit Blaze

Schools were closed for a second day in the Southern California mountain community where crews battled a small but smoky wildfire burning through timber near a popular ski resort.

08/25/2015

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Brush Fire Evacuation Orders Lifted Near Big Bear Lake, But Schools Still Closed

Authorities on Monday afternoon lifted evacuation orders for residents living near Big Bear Lake as fire crews announced they had contained 50 percent of the 100-acre brush fire that began burning in the San Bernardino Mountains on Sunday.

08/24/2015

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Crews Continue To Battle Brush Fire Burning Near Big Bear Lake

Firefighters continued to battle a brush fire on Monday burning near Snow Summit Ski Resort in the San Bernardino Mountains.

08/24/2015

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Man Allegedly Posing As Firefighter Arrested Near Wildfire

David Battle of San Bernardino was arrested Saturday near the 49-square-mile blaze in the San Bernardino National Forest. The fire is 60 percent contained Tuesday.

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Wet Weekend Helps Fight Against Massive Fire Near Big Bear Lake

A damp weekend helped firefighters stop the growth of a huge Southern California wildfire.

06/29/2015

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30,000 Acre Lake Fire Rages On For 10th Day

Authorities told CBS2’s Tom Wait on Thursday that they were narrowing on arson as the cause.

06/27/2015

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30K-Acre Lake Fire 40 Percent Contained, Most Evacuations Lifted

State fire officials say the blaze that began June 17 in the San Bernardino Mountains has burned more than 47 square miles of desert brush and forest timber.

06/27/2015

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Officials To Public: ‘Don’t Fly Drones Over, Near Wildfires’

Authorities have issued a warning to the public Friday after they say two flying drones disrupted wildfire operations in Southern California this week.

06/26/2015

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Investigators Believe Lake Fire May Have Been Intentionally Set; Flames Spread To 36 Square Miles

The blaze about 90 miles east of Los Angeles has charred 36 square miles of timber and brush since June 17. As of Thursday, it was only 21 percent contained.

06/25/2015

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Cal Fire: Drone Grounded Firefighting Aircraft Near Big Bear Lake

Fixed wing air craft had to be grounded Wednesday evening due to FAA regulations, after a drone was seen flying over the Onyx Summit area around 5:30 p.m., Cal Fire officials say.

06/24/2015

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17,525-Acre Lake Fire South Of Big Bear Lake Now 33 Percent Contained

Firefighters continued to battle a wildfire Tuesday that they say remained active in the San Bernardino mountains south of Big Bear Lake.

06/23/2015

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Cost To Battle 17,000-Acre Lake Fire Grows To Estimated $6.9M

The Lake Fire reportedly had grown to 17,405 acres and was 30 percent contained as of 6 a.m. Tuesday.

06/22/2015

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Cooler Weather To Help Crews Battling Massive Forest Fire Near Big Bear Lake

A high pressure system that pushed temperatures into the triple digits in SoCal over the weekend is drifting east, allowing a gradual cooling trend into the middle of the week.

06/22/2015

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Lake Fire Continues To Burn As Nearly 2,000 Work Overtime To Put It Out

Authorities said about 1,900 firefighters were working around the clock to battle the blaze.

06/21/2015

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