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.


Regulated-Use Closure terminated on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry

Saturday, October 18th, 2014, 9:19:11 AM PDT
BMIDC - The Regulated-Use Closure on lands protected by the Oregon Department of Forestry was lifted at 1201 am on October 14, 2014

For more information see the complete news release below

Regulated Use Closure News Release

Mt. Harris Fire Reaches Full Containment

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014, 1:19:27 PM PDT
BMIDC - See the latest ODF News Release and a photo from the incident in the links below!

Mt Harris Fire News Release

Mt Harris Fire Photo

New Wildfire on Mt. Harris East of La Grande

Saturday, October 4th, 2014, 9:58:36 PM PDT
BMIDC - A new wildfire started Saturday afternoon on Oregon Department of Forestry protected land on Mt Harris east of La Grande. The Fire is currently about 100 acres, burning in grass, brush and timber in steep rugged terrain. The fire will transition to a local Type 3 Incident Management Team(Williams) Sunday morning.

For more information, see the attached New Release Below.

Mt Harris Fire News Release

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

Pacific Northwest Large Fire Map


"Our Mission is your Safety"

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.

Wildland Firefighter Foundation ROSS Statusing
Wildland Firefighter Foundation ROSS Statusing