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.
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.
No Public Use or Access to Hancock Forest Lands
Tuesday, August 14th, 2018, 4:52:28 PM PDT
BMIDC - Due to extreme fire danger in Northeast Oregon and Southeast Washington, (August 2018) all property under the management of Hancock Forest Management, Northeast Oregon Region, (HFM) will be CLOSED TO ALL PUBLIC USE until further notice.
1) NO PUBLIC USE OR ACCESS
For additional information, please call Hancock Forest Managementís Recreation Line at 541-962-2181
National Forests move to Phase C Public Use Restrictions
Wednesday, August 8th, 2018, 11:26:27 AM PDT
BMIDC - National Forest move to Phase C Public Use Restrictions PENDLETON and BAKER CITY, Ore. Campfires and chainsaw use prohibited across both national forests. Due to continued hot temperatures, lack of moisture and extreme fire danger, National Forest officials have announced that effective 12:01 a.m. on Thursday, August 9, 2018, the Umatilla and Wallowa-Whitman National Forests will move to Phase C of public use restrictions (PURs).
For full release click here, National Forests move to Phase C Public Use Restrictions
For Phase C PURs Notice for Wallowa-Whitman National Forest (WWNF) click here, WWNF Phase C PURs
For Phase C PURs Notice for Umatilla National Forest (UMNF) click here, UMNF Phase C PURs
NEO ODF Issues Regulated Use Closure Number 03
Sunday, August 12th, 2018, 8:17:46 AM PDT
BMIDC - Northeast Oregon, Oregon Department of Forestry (NEO ODF) issues regulated use closure number 03.
For full closure notice click here, Regulated Use Closure Number 03
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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