Breaking News: Big Bear, CA: Search underway for a missing off duty firefighter Carlos Alexander Baltazar.

Sources: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and Fire Department Incidents San Bernardino County (Information and Press Release):

Pictures: San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department and Fire Department Incidents San Bernardino County (Courtesy):

Big Bear, California: A search is underway on Friday, September 25th, 2020 for a off duty firefighter who has been reported missing.

According to the San Bernardino County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol located Carlos’ vehicle on September 20th on California State Route 18 (Highway 18) and Delta Ave.

Carlos was reported missing by family on September 24th.

Aviation, a K9, and a ground search was done after the report.

His backpack was found 75 yards from where his vehicle was located.

K9s continued to track Carlos’ scent but the scent was eventually lost.

We are continuing the search with deputies and bloodhounds.

Carlos is a part of the United States Forest Service Interagency Hotshot Crew and was off duty at the time and not in the area of the El Dorado Fire.

Carlos is described as a Hispanic Male, 35 years old, 5’9″, 175 lbs, Bald and Brown Eyes.

Anyone with information regarding his whereabouts should contact Dispatch at: 1 (760) 956-5001.

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https://local.nixle.com/alert/8264498/

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