It is the mission of the Federal Interagency Communications Center to provide efficient, prompt and courteous service with the highest regard for the safety of the public and member agencies.
The FICC has unveiled a new website with a comprehensive collection of information about weather and fire conditions in the southern California deserts and mountains. Click here to view the Federal Interagency Communications Center.
The FICC was established in May 1985 following a reciprocal agreement between the United States Forest Service (USFS), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service (NPS), and Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) to consolidate dispatching services for Federal Agency Units in California and is located in the San Bernardino National Forest Supervisor's Office in the city of San Bernardino.
• San Bernardino National Forest - 850 Thousand Acres
• BLM California Desert District - 24 Million Acres
• Joshua Tree National Park - 764 Thousand Acres
• Death Valley National Park - 3.3 Million Acres
• Mojave National Preserve - 1.6 Million Acres
• Southern California Agency Bureau of Indian Affairs
• Santa Rosa and San Jacinto Mountains National Monument - 272 Thousand Acres
FICC provides 24hr dispatching, 365 days a year for Fire, Law Enforcement, Recreation, Resources and Administrative capacities for the member agencies. The area served by FICC covers approximately 30 Million Acres in five separate counties, reaching to the Arizona, Nevada and Mexico Borders.