Welcome to Desert Basin (DZB) Zone Fire Management, Winnemucca District Fire and Aviation homepage

The Winnemucca BLM Fire and Aviation program is more than just wildfire suppression. We are a diverse and dynamic program which encompasses the professional management of fire operations, aviation, resources and planning, fire business, fire prevention and mitigation, rural fire coordination, and our grassroots Wildfire Support Group.

All of our Fire Management programs sync and work towards the BLM's goal of sustaining the health and productivity of public lands within the Winnemucca District BLM for present and future generations. We continually strive for these goals through the direction of our vision, mission and value statements: 

Fire Vision

To inspire the dedication of excellence through the recruitment, retention, mentoring, and development of the highest quality employees through incorporation of innovative plans, facilities, and equipment to achieve desired goals.  Continue to build and foster relationships with our interagency partners and cooperators, leading to the development of the highest quality fire management program achievable.

Fire Mission

To provide the highest levels of service and efficiency to public lands managed across multiple jurisdictions by providing interagency protection of life, property, and natural resources through safe, professional, and dynamic implementation of Fire and Aviation Programs.

To find out more about a specific program element, select from the links on the right hand side of the page.


Winnemucca Fire

Fire Operations

Vegetation Management


Fire Business

Central Nevada Dispatch


Desert Basin Zone Fire Management

Winnemucca Fire Home

Living with Fire Evacuation Information

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