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U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

BUREAU OF LAND MANAGEMENT

Oregon / Washington

National and Regional Links

National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC)

The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) located in Boise, Idaho, is the nation's support center for wildland firefighting. Eight different agencies and organizations are part of NIFC. Decisions are made using the interagency cooperation concept because NIFC has no single director or manager.

Northwest Interagency Coordination Center Northwest Interagency Coordination Center - The Northwest Interagency Coordination Center (NWCC) serves as the northwest area's geographic focal point to provide logistical support and intelligence relative to anticipated and ongoing wildfire activity for all federal and cooperating state wildland fire suppression agencies.

Pacific Northwest Wildfire Coordinating Group (PNWCG) Pacific Northwest Wildfire Coordinating Group (PNWCG) - This interagency and intergovernmental group of local, state, and federal agencies is working cooperatively to reduce wildfire risk and restore fire-adapted ecosystems.

OR/WA BLM Fire and Aviation Management in the Pacific Northwest is managed cooperatively between the BLM and USDA Forest Service and in close collaboration with the Pacific Northwest Wildfire Coordinating Group, an interagency group including the five federal wildland fire agencies, two state forestry agencies, and two state fire marshal associations.