Interagency Partners

National Interagency Fire Center

The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho is the nation's support center for wildland firefighting. Eight federal and state agencies call NIFC home and work together to coordinate and support wildland fire and disaster operations.

Partners

Bureau of Land Management

Bureau of Land Management

The BLM’s National Office of Fire and Aviation is headquartered at the National Interagency Fire Center, in Boise, Idaho, where the fire experts develop policy, conduct wildland fire research, and coordinate with fire managers from other firefighting organizations.

Bureau of Indian Affairs

Bureau of Indian Affairs

BIA provides for effective wildland fire protection, fire use and hazardous fuels management, and timely emergency rehabilitation on Indian forest and range lands held in trust by the United States of America, based on fire management plans approved by the Indian landowner.

National Association of State Foresters

National Association of State Foresters

NASF is a non-profit organization that represents the directors of the State Forestry agencies from all fifty states, eight U.S. territories (American Samoa, the Federated States of Micronesia, Guam, the Northern Marianas Islands, Palau, Puerto Rico, Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands), and the District of Columbia. A representative of NASF is stationed at NIFC in Boise, Idaho.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOAA is an agency that enriches life through science. They work to keep citizens informed of the changing environment around them. The branch of NOAA associated with the National Interagency Fire Center provides fire weather forecasts for the entire nation.

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National Park Service

National Park Service Fire and Aviation Management is dedicated to leadership, collaboration, and safety, and has proactive programs that go beyond the immediate needs of emergency services.

U.S. Fire Administration

U.S. Fire Administration

The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is an entity of the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency, the mission of the USFA is to provide national leadership to foster a solid foundation for our fire and emergency services stakeholders in prevention, preparedness, and response.

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

The Fire Management Branch is a branch within the Division of Refuges, Washington Office. The Branch is located at the National Interagency Fire Center, Boise, Idaho and is responsible for overall staff direction for the Service’s fire management program which includes preparedness, fire use, suppression and emergency fire rehabilitation.

U.S. Forest Service

U.S. Forest Service

The Fire and Aviation Management part of the USDA Forest Service is a diverse group of people working to advance technologies in fire management and suppression, maintain and improve the extremely efficient mobilization and tracking systems in place, and reach out in support for all fire partners.