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Forest Falls Flood Damage Assessment Reveals 1 Fatality, 6 Homes Destroyed

Monday’s storms in Forest Falls killed a 62-year old woman and destroyed six homes. The woman was found buried in the mud after several days of searching the area. After the storms cleared, San Bernardino County fire mobilized a damage assessment team. Going systematically through each address in Forest Falls, the found six homes destroyed, Read More…

FOREST FALLS NEWS OAK GLEN WEATHER

Mudslides Cause Damage in Forest Falls and Oak Glen

A Monday afternoon storm parked itself over the San Bernardino County Mountains causing massive mud and debris flows. In Forest Falls and unknown number and homes and cars were buried from the mudslide. San Bernardino County Fire department spent hours going door to door looking for victims. Over in Oak Glen it was the same Read More…

FOREST FALLS NEWS SAN BERNARDINO WEATHER

Mudslides Close Highway 38 and Trap Cars

Heavy rains Sunday forced the closure of Highway 38 in the San Bernardino Mountains. Mud and debris flows in several areas made the road impassible. Several vehicles also became stuck including a Caltrans truck. Caltrans spent the afternoon cleaning up mud and debris. Highway 38 was shut down in both directions. The closure begins at Read More…

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Firefighter Killed While Fighting “El Dorado Fire”

A firefighter has been killed while fighting the “El Dorado Fire” in the San Bernardino National Forest. The firefighter was found dead early Friday morning after going missing from his hot shot crew. Details surrounding the firefighter’s death or identity have not yet been made available. The “El Dorado Fire” started near Yucaipa after a Read More…

FIRES FOREST FALLS NEWS SAN BERNARDINO

El Dorado Fire Flares Up Prompting New Evacuations

A flare-up on the El Dorado fire caused new evacuations and sent firefighters scrambling to save three mountain communities Wednesday afternoon. Red Flag wind conditions sent flames racing towards the communities of Forest Falls, Mountain Home Village and Angelus Oaks. The fire jumped Highway 38 in multiple locations. Mandatory evacuations were ordered in the early Read More…