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-Whitman National Forest Fire Update

Tuesday, August 26th, 2014, 12:06:55 PM PDT
BMIDC - Fire restrictions for the Wallowa-Whitman National Forest will be moved back to Phase A as of August 28 at 00:00.
Details on this change, as well as the latest fire updates and road closures can be found at the link below.

Fores Fire Update

Wallowa-Whitman & Umatilla National Forests Return to Phase A

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014, 1:53:40 PM PDT
BMIDC - Public Use Restrictions will be reduced to Phase A on the Wallowa-Whitman and Umatilla National Forests effective Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 00:01. Malheur National Forest will remain in Phase B. For more information, view the following link:

PUR Change

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