July 29, 2018, 10:00 am
NW Incident Management Team (IMT) 9, Brian Goff, Incident Commander
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Crater Lake National Park, OR – The Timber Crater 6 Fire is now 3,126 acres and is 65% contained. Work to strengthen and improve containment lines continued on the southern perimeter of the fire. Firefighters reported creeping and smoldering fire behavior along the fire line. Crews continued with mop up and cold trailing, locating hot spots near the perimeter and extinguishing them.
The Timber Crater 9 Fire was held to one-half acre. Firefighters completed a containment line around the fire and mopped up inside the perimeter. The crew on the Timber Crater 9 Fire were extracted by helicopter yesterday afternoon. Moving forward, Timber Crater 9 will be unstaffed but will be monitored from the air.