Crater Lake National Park

Crater Lake National Park

Middle Fork Blaze Heads Toward Crater Lake

September 19, 2008, 9:45 am
A fire burning east of Prospect nearly doubled in size in a day and is burning into Crater Lake National Park, the Forest Service said Thursday. The Middle Fork fire grew to 13,895 acres, up from 7,770 acres Wednesday, as flames raged through the treetops along the fire's northern edge.