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.


BMIDC Staffing Change

Wednesday, October 19th, 2016, 3:04:17 PM PDT
BMIDC - BMIDC will be switching to 5 day staffing, starting Monday, October 17th, 2016. Our hours will be 0730-1700. If you need coverage outside of these hours, please call ahead of time to make arrangements. Our phone number is 541-963-7171, and after hours duty phone is 541-786-5457.

Fall Precip Ends Fire Season For Land Protected By NEO ODF Important News!

Wednesday, October 12th, 2016, 9:24:50 AM PDT
BMIDC - Fall Precip Ends Fire Season For Land Protected By NEO ODF, for full release click here, Fire Season Terminated

Rail Fire Closure 10/04/2016 Important News!

Tuesday, October 4th, 2016, 10:16:21 AM PDT
BMIDC - A new Rail Fire Closure has been issued. For full closure, click here,
Rail Fire Closure

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