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.


Wallowa Fire Zone Update

Saturday, July 26th, 2014, 10:21:42 AM PDT
BMIDC - Check link below for the latest fire news for the Wallowa Fire Zone.

Wallowa Fire Zone News Realease

Wallowa County Burn Ban

Monday, July 21nd, 2014,12:00:00 AM PDT
BMIDC - The Oregon Department of Forestry, in conjunction with Local Fire Departments, is restricting all open burning on lands within their protection area in Wallowa County. Select the link below to view the complete news release.

Wallowa County Burn Ban News Release

New Starts

Friday, August 1st, 2014, 12:47:56 PM PDT
BMIDC - Lightning storms have produced 14 new starts, all in various stages of containment. The most significant fire currently is China Cap at 200 acres. China cap is located in the Eagle Cap wilderness and is being staffed by eight smokejumpers and aerial resources. Fire behavior is moderate with primarily backing fire with some torching. A news release on the current situation can be found at the link below:

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