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Approximate Location

34.298 latitude, -116.946 longitude

Incident Overview

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This will be the final update on the Delamar Fire located on Delamar Mountain, north of Big Bear Lake and the community of Fawnskin.

All area roads and trails are now open.

At the height of the firefight, over 220 firefighters and 3 helicopters were assigned to the Delamar Fire. Initially, units from the US Forest Service, San Bernardino County Fire and CALFIRE - San Bernardino, and the San Bernardino County Sheriff's aviation unit responded.

October 3rd photo taken from Highway 38 at Grout Bay.
View of Delamar Mountain as seen from Grout Bay
Forest Service and CALFIRE engine support a hose lay to the fire.
Forest Service and CALFIRE engines pump a hoselay on the Delamar Fire

The fire was never a threat to the community, and there were no highway closures or evacuations.

Video of the Delamar Fire taken on Sunday evening.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSunday October 02nd, 2016 approx. 08:41 PM
LocationDelamar Mtn north of Big Bear Lake
Incident CommanderKelly
Incident DescriptionNo Fire Observed For Several Days

Current Situation

Total Personnel20
Size15 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained98%
Fuels Involved

Brush and Timber


Planned Actions

Continue securing the line and mop-up.

Projected Incident Activity

Ensure lines remain secure


1 Engines, 1 Hand crew

Unit Information

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San Bernardino National Forest
U.S. Forest Service
602 South Tippecanoe Avenue San Bernardino California 92408
San Bernardino, CA 92408

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