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.
Fuel Conditions and Fire Danger Prompt Fire Managers To Increase Restrictions on Private Lands
Monday, July 24th, 2017, 5:35:16 PM PDT
BMIDC - Effective at 12:01 a.m. July 26, 2017 the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) has added additional restrictions to the Regulated Use Closure for lands within the Northeast Oregon District. The Regulated Use Closure affects private, state, county, municipal, and tribal lands in seven counties: Union, Baker, Wallowa, Umatilla and small portions of Malheur, Grant and Morrow Counties. The Regulated Use Closure is intended to prevent or minimize human-caused wildfires and to protect natural resources and public health and safety.
For full release click here, Fuel Conditions and Fire Danger Prompt Fire Managers To Increase Restrictions on Private Lands
Public Use Restrictions Move to Phase B on the Umatilla National Forest
Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, 12:17:24 PM PDT
BMIDC - BMIDC - Public Use Restrictions move to Phase B on the Umatilla National Forest, effective Thursday, July 20th @ 0001. See the following press release for more information: News Release
Public Use Restrictions Move to Phase B on the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest
Wednesday, July 19th, 2017, 12:20:37 PM PDT
BMIDC - BMIDC - Public Use Restrictions move to Phase B on the Whallowa-Whitman National Forest, effective Thursday, July 20th @ 0001. See the following press release for more information: 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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