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.
Rail Fire Update 8/26/2016
Friday, August 26th, 2016, 10:16:49 AM PDT
The Rail Fire continues burning primarily in a southerly direction within the Monument Rock Wilderness on the Malheur National Forest.
For a full Rail Fire update click here, Rail Fire Update.
Rail Fire Closure Area
Sunday, August 21st, 2016, 11:18:51 AM PDT
BMIDC - This closure is necessary to provide forest visitors protection from the current hazardous conditions associated with the current fire situation on the Wallowa-Whitman & Malheur National Forests. The Rail Fire is actively burning currently. For full Rail Fire Closure Order click, Rail Fire Closure
Hunters and Campers Are Encouraged To Be Vigilant In The Woods
Thursday, August 25th, 2016, 7:58:34 AM PDT
BMIDC - Despite slightly cooler temperatures this week, Oregon Department of Forestry is reminding those headed to the woods this weekend to use caution. Moderate temperatures do not necessarily mean a decrease in fire danger. The lack of recent precipitation along with the winds have helped to dry fuels. Fire danger levels have reached high to extreme across the district. With archery season beginning this weekend, many recreationists will be headed out to enjoy the forest.
For Full Release, click here, Hunters and Campers are Encouraged to be Vigilant While in the Woods
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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