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About Us

AREA OF RESPONSIBILITY

The Boise Dispatch Center continues its interagency success in providing safe, cost effective service for wildland fires within southwest Idaho for Boise District BLM, Boise National Forest, and Southwest Idaho Department of Lands. Listed below is the total acreage responsibility of Boise Dispatch Center and each agency's ownership and protection areas.

BOISE BLM
BOISE NF
SOUTHWEST IDL
OWNERSHIP ACRES
3,825,338
2,080,407
504,531
PROTECTION ACRES
6,479,882
2,194,031
454,198
BOISE DISPATCH PROTECTION RESPONSIBILITY ACRES
9,128,111

With cooperation agreements each agency has wildland fire responsibilities on other lands that include private, US Fish and Wildlife, Bureau of Reclamation, and US Military.

DISPATCH PERSONNEL

The Boise Dispatch Center operates with one Center Manager, two Assistant Center Managers and eight Dispatchers. The Center Manager is the main floor supervisor while the two Assistant Center Managers are the Logistics and Intel Coordinators and work together to provide employee supervision and coordination. Of the nine dispatchers; two are aircraft dispatcher and one night dispatcher. Each dispatcher also has an area of responsibility which could include Bureau of Land Management, Boise National Forest, or Southwest Idaho Department of Lands.

 

 

 

 

 


 

     

To report a wildfire in southwest Idaho call 208-384-3400
or call 911, or your local fire department

For general information: 208-384-3398
FAX: 208-384-3405
idbdc@firenet.gov
Office Hours:
7 AM to 7 PM, 7 DAYS a week during fire season (June-October)
Boise Dispatch remains open for extended hours whenever there is ongoing fire activity

8 AM to 4:30 PM, Monday - Friday during the off season (November - May)

Address:
3948 S. Development Avenue Boise, ID 83705