Welcome to the Blue Mountain Interagency Fire Center
Located in La Grande Oregon the Blue Mountain Interagency Fire Center is the home for the Blue Mountian Interagency Dispatch Center, the La Grande Air Tanker Base and the La Grande Fire Cache.
The Blue Mountain Interagency Dispatch Center (BMIDC) is the interagency focal point for coordinating the mobilization of resources for wildland fire, wildland fire use, prescribed fire and other all-risk incidents throughout Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington.
The Dispatch Center also provides Intelligence and Predictive Services related-products to support wildland fire managers and firefighters throughout BMIDC's zone of influence.
Information regarding current wildfire activity in the Blue Mountain area of Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington. Hosted by Blue Mountain Interagency Dispatch Center, Oregon Department of Forestry's Northeast Oregon District, Umatilla National Forest, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
Blue Mountain Prescribed Fire Council
Information regarding prescribed burning activity in the Blue Mountain area of Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington. Hosted by Blue Mountain Interagency Dispatch Center, Oregon Department of Forestry's Northeast Oregon District, Umatilla National Forest, and Wallowa-Whitman National Forest.
Oregon Department of Forestry declares an end to fire season
Thursday, October 11th, 2018, 11:37:40 AM PDT
ODF - Northeast Oregon District Headquarters - As of 12:01 am, October 12, 2018, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) will terminate fire season for forestlands protected by the Northeast Oregon District.
For more details, please read the full news release here.
Public Use Restrictions Lifted on the Umatilla National Forest
Wednesday, October 10th, 2018, 7:38:43 AM PDT
BMIDC - PENDLETON, Ore. – Effective 12:01 am on Oct. 9, 2018, the Umatilla National Forest will lift all public use restrictions pertaining to recreational chainsaw use, smoking, and off-road travel.
Seasonal campfire restrictions will remain in place until Oct. 31, 2018; however these campfire restrictions do not apply to designated Wilderness areas and specified exempted developed recreation sites (see forest website for exempted sites or areas).
For full release click here, PURs Lifted On The Umatilla National Forest
Public Use Restrictions To Be Lifted On The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, 9:08:17 AM PDT
BMIDC - BAKER CITY, Ore. – As cooler weather and moisture move into Eastern Oregon, fire danger has correspondingly reduced. Effective 12:01 am on October 6, 2018, public use restrictions pertaining to recreational chainsaw use, smoking, and off-road travel will be lifted on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest. However, visitors are urged to continue to be cautious and prudent when working or recreating in the woods.
For full release click here, Public Use Restrictions To Be Lifted On The Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Specific fire locations and other information can be found on the Incident Information Page.
Industrial Fire Precautions and Fire Danger Ratings are on the Current Conditions Page.
Public Use Restrictions (wood cutting, campfires, etc.) are on the Fire Restrictions Page.
Other Fire News
Our mission at BMIDC is to provide a service for our users through committed leadership, personal dedication and passion for the safety of all those we serve
It is our commitment to provide efficient and effective response while insuring the safety of the public, our natural resource employees, and our wildland firefighters. We strive to provide, reliable, courteous, responsive and professional communications services.
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