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Dispatch Statistics

There are 11,869,323 total acres under the protection of the South Central Idaho Interagency Dispatch Center. The the average number of fire responses annually is approximately 200 actions for 180,000 acres burned. The Interagency Leadership Board includes an Agency Administrator from each cooperative agency The dispatch center employs a combination of BLM and Forest Service Dispatchers. Operation — 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM / 7 days a week during peak fire season (June- September). During active fire incidents the center is 24 hour during active fire incidents.

Fire Suppression Staff and Equipment

Staffing most generally consists of: 250 + firefighters, 1 Forest Service Interagency Hotshot Crew, 47 Wildland Fire Engines, 5 Water Tenders, 2 or more SEATs, 2 or more Helicopters - one Type II and one Type III minimum, 1 Air Attack, Aircraft, 1-5 Bulldozers, 12 Smokejumpers with Jump Aircraft, two - 150 person Initial Attack caches. Fully operational Air Base which can service SEATs, Heavy Airtankers, and Helicopters.

Dispatching Fire Fighting Resources for:

U.S Department of Agriculture:

U.S. Forest Service

Sawtooth National Forest-
Minidoka, Fairfield, Ketchum Ranger Districts
and the Sawtooth National Recreational Area

U.S. Department of the Interior:

Bureau of Land Management

Twin Falls District-
Burley, Jarbidge, and Shoshone Field Offices

Bureau of Reclamation

Snake River Area Office East

National Park Service

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve
City of Rocks National Reserve
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument
Minidoka Internment National Monument

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Hagerman National Fish Hatchery
Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge

State of Idaho:

Department of Lands (South Central Area Office)

Department of Parks and Recreation

Billingsly Creek State Park
Box Canyon State Park
Castle Rocks State Park
Crystal Springs State Park
Malad Gorge State Park
Niagara Springs State Park
Three Island Crossing State Park

United States Air Force:

Mountain Home Air Force Base