Fire Information

Active Wildfires in Central Oregon

Air tanker dumps fire retardant near a home

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.

For information on small, local wildfires, 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. Currrently the Central Oregon Interagency Dispatch Center's website is not operational. If you need immediate information or assistance during fire season, please call 541-416-6800.


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.

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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.