Coos Forest Protective Association
63612 Fifth Road
Coos Bay, OR 97420
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.
|Current as of|
|Date of Origin||Sunday July 01st, 2018 approx. 01:55 PM|
|Location||12 miles NE of Gold Beach|
|Incident Commander||Link Smith|
|Coordinates||42.591 latitude, -124.254 longitude|
|Percent of Perimeter Contained||100%|
Heavy Logging Slash, Timber, Understory Litter
Continue mop up operations on the fire.
|Projected Incident Activity|
Minimal fire activity
No future concerns with the current weather pattern.