Vegetation fire near Big Bear Lake

A helicopter is making drops on the Ski Fire near Bear Mountain on Nov. 2. the fire was contained to a half acre.

Firefighters are on scene of a small vegetation fire near Bear Mountain Resort in Big Bear Lake. Called the Ski Fire, the blaze has been quickly contained to a half-acre.

The fire was reported just before 5 p.m. The fire has been contained to downed logs on the lower third of the slope. There is no wind and the spread was minimal. 

Ground crews are being assisted by a helicopter dipping water out of Big Bear Lake. All units not on scene have been canceled due to quick progress on containment. 

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