SAN BERNARDINO (CBSLA.com) — The son of the San Bernardino Fire Chief — Mark Hartwig — has been reported missing.
Holly Dawson Hartwig posted on Facebook that her son, Dawson Hartwig, was last seen yesterday around 5 p.m. in the 200 block of Burnt Mill Road.
“He was last reported going for a walk yesterday evening and has not been seen since,” his mother wrote. “Please pray for him.”
Dawson, 20, was last seen in the Lake Arrowhead area, his mom said. He was in the area renting a cabin with friends.
The family asked for off-duty members of Local 935 to help in the search.
The Facebook post had more than 1,300 shares at this writing.
Saturday evening, the San Bernardino Sheriff’s Department reported that the search team included approximately 71 member of the SBSD comprised of deputies, volunteers (Search & Rescue and citizen patrol), three K9’s (Dare, Deja & Ellie) and Dive Team members. Also, County Fire Urban Search & Rescue (USAR), CERT members and numerous volunteers. The search cover the Lake Arrowhead Village and surrounding areas, including the lake.
Dawson is described as 6 feet 4 inches tall and about 160 pounds. He has blond hair and brown eyes. He was last seen in a white shirt, khakis, snow boots and a beanie hat.
Officials said Dawson didn’t take his cellphone or personal property with him.