GOLD BEACH, Ore. -- The Lobster Creek Fire is now 100 percent contained. It's 397 acres 12 miles North East of Gold Beach.
Today The Coos Forest Protective Association will resume command of the fire today at 12:00pm and will continue mop up and patrol operations. The fire is completely lined, mopped up to at least 100 feet and shows very minimal fire activity. Containment has reached 100 percent.
The Lobster Creek Fire started Sunday, July 1, 2018 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 which took command of the fire July 2, 2018. The fire burned 397 acres primarily in slash and valuable young tree plantations.
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