Tag Archives | Bridgeport Fire Department


Big rig accident near Bridgeport

UPDATE AS OF 8:00 AM, the involved vehicles (truck-tractor and trailers) are partially in Virginia Creek, immediately west of US 395, and leaking motor oil and possibly diesel fuel into the creek.  This is now a being managed as a hazardous materials incident.  Representatives from the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) are on-scene to assist […]

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Truck hits phone line

(CHP Press Release) On Thursday, August 28, 2014, at approximately 6:45 P.M, a 2009, Kenworth truck, with flatbed trailer combination, was traveling southbound on US Hwy 395, south of Bridgeport near Jack Sawyer Road, when it struck a low hanging telephone wire that crosses the highway.  This resulted in a brief loss in power to the […]

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Accident scene.  CHP photo

Mammoth woman killed in head-on

UPDATE: Mammoth Mayor Rick Wood said Suzanne Stokes “was a mentor without knowing it.  She always communicated positive energy.” PRESS RELEASE: The CHP reported that 86-year-old Suzanne Stokes of Mammoth Lakes was killed in a head-on collision south of Bridgeport when her Subaru hit the vehicle driven by Barbara Koehler, 62 of Minden, Nevada.  The […]

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Accidental shooting sends two to Renown

(Press Release – MCSO)   On the afternoon of Tuesday, June 25th, 2013, at approximately 4:30pm, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a 911 call for medical aid of a possible accidental shooting at the gun range in Bridgeport. Mono County Sheriff’s Deputies, Mono County Paramedics, and Bridgeport Fire Department were dispatched to the scene. Upon […]

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Plane crash at Bryant field

On the morning of Sunday, June 2, 2013, at approximately 9:30am, Mono County Sheriff’s Dispatch received a call regarding a possible airplane crash at Bryant Airfield in Bridgeport. Personnel from the Mono County Sheriff’s Office, Bridgeport Fire Department, US Forest Service Fire Department, and Mono County Paramedics were dispatched to the scene. Upon arrival, it […]

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