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.

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.


Public Use Restrictions and Regulated Use Closures

Wednesday, July 1st, 2015, 3:44:14 PM PDT
BMIDC - Malheur National Forest, Umatilla National Forest, Wallowa Whitman National Forest have all moved to Phase A Fire Restrictions. Northeast Oregon Department of Forestry has moved to a Regulated Use Closure. Please check the Fire Restrictions link for more information.

BMIDC's Fire Activity

Tuesday, June 30th, 2015, 12:08:37 PM PDT
BMIDC - Lightning caused 10 fires for approximately 10 acres across the Umatilla NF, Wallowa Whitman NF and NEO Oregon Department of Forestry. Pearson Creek on North Fork John Day District of the Umatilla NF was the largest fire at 8.2 acres. La Grande Unit of Oregon Department of Forestry had an incident on I-84 near milepost 272 which involved a hay truck that caught fire. The Table Rock Complex is 80% contained and will start releasing resources tomorrow.

BMIDC Hours of Operation

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015, 3:02:13 PM PDT
BMIDC - La Grande, OR - BMIDC has moved to seven day coverage starting June 14, 2015, hours of operation will be 0700-1800 until fire season ends. If coverage is needed outside of the established hours please call in advance to make arrangements. Phone Number 541-963-7171 and the After Hours Duty Officer Phone Number is 541-786-5457.

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