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.
Northeast Oregon District Implements Additional Fire Prevention Measures as Wildfire Danger Increases
Tuesday, July 26th, 2016, 4:51:00 PM PDT
BMIDC - After a cooler and wetter start to this summer, weather conditions in northeast Oregon are forecasted to be warmer and drier beginning this week. This increase in warm, summer-like weather conditions has prompted the Department of Forestry to institute a set of fire prevention measures in a Regulated-Use Closure starting at 12:01 a.m. on Friday July 29, 2016. All lands protected by the District will be placed under heightened fire safety restrictions at that time, including forestland within one-eighth mile of the district boundary. Preventing human-caused fires within the Northeast Oregon District is the objective of the fire prevention measures, which include the following restrictions: Northeast Oregon District Implements Additional Fire Prevention Measures as Wildfire Danger Increases
2016 Fire Season Declared
Friday, June 24th, 2016, 3:29:07 PM PDT
BMIDC - Oregon Department of Forestry has declared Fire Season for Northeast Oregon starting at 12:01 am on Tuesday, June 28. Select the link below to see the complete new release
Fire Season 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
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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