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.
Thursday, May 16th, 2013, 10:47:33 AM PDT
BMIDC - The Walla Walla Ranger District (WWRD) has a controlled burn underway today, Thursday May 16, 2013, in the area of Andies Ridge along Little Phillips Creek. This 58 acre prescribed fire fuels treatment unit is approximately 8 miles north/northwest of Elgin adjacent to Highway 204. Smoke may be visible from Elgin, Imbler and the Grande Ronde Valley.
Thursday, May 9th, 2013, 8:44:43 AM PDT
BMIDC - Today, Thursday May 9th, Wallowa Fire Zone continues prescribed burning treatments on the Muddy Sled Unit. The total acreage on this project is 580 acres in the area of Sled Springs, approximately fifteen miles northeast of Wallowa. In addition to on the ground ignitions, an aerial “Ping-Pong” sphere dispenser via helicopter will be utilized. Due to the project’s location, smoke will be highly visible from Wallowa, Enterprise and Highway 3.
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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