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Lobster Creek Fire

Unit Information

Coos Forest Protective Association
63612 Fifth Road
Coos Bay, OR 97420

This incident is no longer being updated.

The Lobster Creek Fire started Sunday, July 1 on private timberlands about 12 miles northeast of Gold Beach. The Coos Forest Protective Association (CFPA) ordered a Type 1 Incident Management Team from the Oregon Department of Forestry (Link Smith, IC) which took command of the fire July 2, 2018. The fire burned 397 acres primarily in slash and valuable young tree plantations. The fire is completely lined, mopped up to at least 100 feet and shows very minimal fire activity. Containment has reached 100 percent.

CFPA resumes command of the fire Sunday July 8, 2018 at 12:00pm and will continue mop up and patrol operations.

Basic Information

Current as of
Incident TypeWildfire
CauseUnder Investigation
Date of OriginSunday July 01st, 2018 approx. 01:55 PM
Location12 miles NE of Gold Beach
Incident CommanderLink Smith
Incident DescriptionWildfire
Coordinates42.591 latitude, -124.254 longitude

Current Situation

Total Personnel259
Size397 Acres
Percent of Perimeter Contained100%
Fuels Involved

Heavy Logging Slash, Timber, Understory Litter


Planned Actions

Continue mop up operations on the fire.

Projected Incident Activity

Minimal fire activity

Current Weather

Weather Concerns

No future concerns with the current weather pattern.