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Welcome to the Blue Mountain Interagency Fire Center

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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.


Blue Mountain Fire Information Blog
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.
Blue Mountain Prescribed Fire Council
Information regarding prescribed burning 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.

News

2019 Fire Prevention Order Bureau of Land Management Oregon/Washington Important News!

Wednesday, May 8th, 2019, 10:34:43 AM PDT
BMIDC - The following acts are prohibited on land administered by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Oregon and Washington beginning on midnight May 10, 2019, and continuing to Midnight, October 31, 2019.

a. Cause a fire, other than a campfire, or the industrial flaring of gas, to be ignited by any source;
b. Fire a tracer or incendiary device;
c. Burn timber, trees, slash, brush, tundra, or grass except as used in campfires;
d. Etc.

In addition to the above-listed, prohibited acts, this fire prevention order prohibits igniting, possessing, or using fireworks, as well as target shooting with exploding targets. An incendiary device is defined as any firebomb and any device designed or special adapted to cause physical harm to person or property by means of fire and consisting of an incendiary substance or agency and a means to ignite. Examples include but are not limited to a flamethrower, Molotov cocktail, or accelerant.

For full release click here, 2019 BLM Fire Prevention Order

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

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"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