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NORTHERN ROCKIES AREA
The Northern Rockies Area is one of ten Geographic Areas across the United States and Alaska. The focal point for overseeing interagency coordination of these areas is directed by the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) in Boise, Idaho. The geographical boundary for the Northern Rockies Area includes the States of Montana, North Dakota, and northern Idaho, Yellowstone National Park, and a small portion of South Dakota. Primary Federal, State and other cooperating agencies include the U.S. Forest Service, Montana Department of Natural Resources and Conservation, Bureau of Land Management, Idaho Department of Lands, Bureau of Indian Affairs, North Dakota Forest Service, Montana Disaster and Emergency Services, National Park Service, Montana Firewarden's Association, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Montana State Fire Chief's Association, and Montana Sheriffs and Peace Officers Association.
 
NORTHERN ROCKIES COORDINATING GROUP
The Northern Rockies Coordinating Group (NRCG) provides interagency fire management direction and all risk support through interagency cooperation, communications and coordination for the Northern Rockies Area.
 
NORTHERN ROCKIES COORDINATION CENTER
The Northern Rockies Coordination Center (NRCC) is the focal point for mobilization of resources between the fourteen zone dispatch centers within the Northern Rockies Area, as well as the National Coordination Center (NICC) and neighboring Geographic Areas. The mission of NRCC is to provide safe, cost effective mobilization of emergency incident resources and to promote efficient operations through interagency cooperation and standardized procedures.
 
NORTHERN ROCKIES DISPATCH ZONES
The Northern Rockies is divided into 14 Dispatch Zones for the purpose of local interagency fire management coordination and mobilization of wildland firefighting resources.
 
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