Utah Interagency Dispatch Study Report
Utah Interagency Dispatch Review Committee Recommendation
In October, 2016, USDA Forest Service (USFS), Intermountain Region, Bureau of Land Management (BLM), Utah and Arizona, Utah Department of Natural Resources Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands (UDNR), Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Western Region, National Park Service (NPS) Intermountain Region, and US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) Mountain-Prairie Region tasked a group, Utah Interagency Dispatch Review Committee (UIDRC) to evaluate workload, current operating costs and configuration of existing dispatch systems across the state of Utah and make recommendations for adjustment based on financial and operating efficiencies.
There are five interagency dispatch centers in Utah providing dispatch and fire coordination needs for the land management agencies and local municipalities. The locations of the current dispatch facilities were established in the early 1990s based on agency boundaries, workloads, and technological capabilities in use at the time…. FULL REPORT AVAILABLE HERE
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