Fire Information

Active Fires ~ Fire Environment ~ Fire Prevention

Where can you find information on active wildfires?

For information on local wildfires and smoke, please go to Central Oregon Fire Information where you can find media releases about fires on the Deschutes & Ochoco National Forests, the Prineville BLM and the Oregon Department of Forestry.  If you need immediate information or assistance during fire season, please call  541-316-7711.

Text "COFIRE” to 888-777 to receive Deschutes County text alerts.

For information on large wildfires, please go to InciWeb - where you can search for fires by state, fire name, or look at large wildfires from past years.

You can find information about large incidents in the Pacific Northwest by clicking here.

Click on the following links for information about:

The Central Oregon Fire Environment

Prescribed Fire - an underburn in progress

Fire plays a vital role in our local environment. Fire can be 'prescribed' for a forest or rangeland area to reduce fuels and help prevent catastrophic wildfires. Click below to learn more.

Go to Central Oregon Fire Environment

Fire Prevention

Smokey Bear - Always watch your campfire

Whether accidental or intentional, people start wildfires every year in central Oregon. These wildfires cost hundreds of thousands of dollars to suppress and endanger lives and our natural resources.

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Central Oregon Fire Management Service - Who We Are

Fire fighters rappel out of helicopter

The Central Oregon Fire Management Service (COFMS) area includes the Deschutes National Forest, the Ochoco National Forest, the Crooked River National Grassland, and the Prineville District BLM.


Redmond Air Center

Redmond Air Center Admin Building

The air center serves as a hub for regional training, aviation resources and wildland firefighting support in the Pacific Northwest.

Go to Redmond Air Center


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