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Firefighting ground resources

Incident Resources Agreement (IRA) program

Thank you for your interest in assisting with wildland firefighting in Oregon! ODF has updated its internal protocols to offer potential vendors the opportunity to provide fire resources through administration of the ODF Incident Resources Agreement (IRA) program at a statewide level. We are working hand-in-hand with our field offices to integrate efficient business practices with emphases on the culture and diversity of landowner/community relationships in Oregon.

Private contractors provide an array of firefighting resources to ODF and its partnering agencies for wildfire mitigation, including aircraft, hand crews, heavy equipment, engines/tenders, medical units, security services and others. These assets and services are secured by ODF Call-When-Needed (CWN) Incident Resource Agreements (IRA). IRA contractors may work within specific ODF geographic areas, or under statewide ODF jurisdiction.

Executive Order 21-29 Vaccination Requirements for Contractors Guidance

COVID Vaccination Compliance Form

Current, fully executed 2020/21 IRAs, will be effective through Dec. 31, 2021. You will be contacted if ODF requires current or updated training/insurance certificates or equipment inspections.

You may contact ODF at pcsu@oregon.gov at any time to provide updated materials.

The deadline for 2021 fire season IRA applications is now closed. Currently active 2021 IRAs will be in effect through Dec. 31, 2021. Please check back early next year for new IRA application templates if you are interested in assisting us in 2022.

Photo: Jess Holland, a member of the Redmond Interagency Hotshots crew

PocketCards

NWCG Interagency and Northwest GACC PocketCards
ODF participates in interagency fire planning efforts that include the Central Oregon Fire Danger Operating Plan, South Central Oregon Fire Danger Operating Plan, and the Blue Mountain Interagency. PocketCards not directly covering ODF protected lands like those listed here on our page are at this NWCG site.

Email for more information about PocketCards.

Resources

Contacts

Protection Contract Services Unit (PCSU)
pcsu@oregon.gov

Bea Noyes
PCSU Coordinator
503-945-7479

Bob Arnsmeier
Contract Officer
503-945-7422

Misty Easter
Compliance Specialist
503-945-7283

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