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.


Pittsburg and Hurricane Creek Fire Updates

Monday, July 21st, 2014, 2:00:55 PM PDT
BMIDC - Hurricane Creek


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

Latest Fire Activity

Tuesday, July 15th, 2014, 10:00:19 AM PDT
BMIDC - Sunday and Monday lightning storms have given us a current number of 35 fires in the Blue Mountain Dispatch area and roughly 4500 acres at the time. Two significant fires include Huricane Creek: 100 acres south of Joseph which is currently managed by a Type III team. The second significant fire being Pittsburg, in Hells Canyon measuring around 4100 acres. Pittsburg is being managed by the Washington DNR Team 1 (Type II).


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