Stay Warm & Safe
Fall weather sometimes brings the need for home heating, and a little extra help from a fireplace or a space heater. Unfortunately, accidents involving fireplaces and heating equipment are a major cause of preventable home fires. County Fire urges residents to keep safe while they keep warm. Following are some cool weather safety tips to help you stay warm safely.
Muscoy Explosion Kills 1, Injures 2
Nov 19, 6:00 p.m. - Firefighters responded to numerous reports of an ‘explosion in the area’ of the 3000 block of Gray St. in Muscoy. Additional reports began filtering in that a house was damaged from an explosion and people were trapped. Upon arrival, bystanders flagged firefighters down and pointed them toward a home that was partially destroyed by the blast. The incident was upgraded and other resources were dispatched, including the department’s heavy rescue or USAR team.
Nov 19 - San Bernardino County Fire honored employee promotions and service pin recipients for their years of dedication in service, their courage shown in intense situations, and their integrity and eagerness in serving the citizens of San Bernardino County. Chief Mark Hartwig also welcomed new hires to the County Fire family at today’s badge pinning and service pin ceremony held in Fontana. Congratulations to all of the SBCoFD dedicated employees!
3rd Alarm Blaze Destroys Warehouse
Nov 17, 5:45 p.m. - Firefighters responded to a 3rd alarm commercial structure fire at the 22000 block of Commerce Way in Grand Terrace. Upon arrival minutes later, firefighters found flames shooting from the roof of the 2-story, 12,080 square foot building and immediately went into attack mode.
County Fire Employees Complete Management & Leadership Academy
Nov 6 – Sixteen County Fire employees were honored by County Board of Supervisors for their participation in the Management & Leadership Academy (MLA). Paloma Hernandez-Barker, Steven Jordan, Monica Larson, Doug Rand, Michael Sadsad, Angie Samayoa and Dan Tellez successfully completed the Management Development Program of MLA, while Kim Colver, Kalina Cox, Corbin Dorado, Diana Elmore, Gheorghe Man, Cynthia Otter, Tom Pitts, Dale Sandoval and Greg Zeigler completed the Supervisory Development Program of MLA.