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					11   Mission Statement

     The principle mission of the Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center (MTC) is the cost
     effective and timely coordination of land management agency emergency response for
     wildland fire for the Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit (MIFMU), and
     participating agencies within the Montrose Interagency Coordinating Group. In addition
     MTC will meet the requirements of all-hazard incidents as directed by the National
     Response Plan (NRP), and Presidential or Secretarial declaration. This is accomplished
     through planning, communications, situation monitoring, need projection, and expediting
     resource orders between Federal Land Management Agencies, State Agencies, and other
     cooperators.

     The Montrose Coordinating Group includes the following units and agencies:

            Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit

                   Grand Mesa/Uncompahgre/Gunnison National Forest
                   Gunnison Field Office - Bureau of Land Management
                   Uncompahgre Field Office - Bureau of Land Management
                   Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
                   Curecanti National Recreation Area

            Colorado State Forest Service

                   Alamosa District
                   Gunnison District
                   Grand Junction District
                   Montrose District

            County Sheriffs

                   Delta County
                   Gunnison County
                   Hinsdale County
                   Montrose County
                   Ouray County
                   Saguache County
                   San Miguel County

     11.1   Total Mobility

            Total mobility will be accomplisihed by the positioning and utilization of
            resources to meet anticipated and existing incident, preparedness, severity,
            wildland and prescribed fire needs within the Montrose Coordinating Group
            response areas regardless of geographic location or agency affiliation.




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     11.2   Priorities

            When competition exists for wildland fire resources between cooperating
            agencies within the jurisdiction of the Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center, the
            Montrose Coordinating Group Multi-Agency Coordinating (MAC) Group, will
            establish priorities for incidents, and the assignment of critical resources.

            When requested, cooperator agencies will establish priorities for their incidents
            and wildland fires, including an evaluation for initial attack, and report them to
            the Montrose MAC Group.

            The single overriding suppression priority is the protection of human life – both
            that of our firefighters and of the public.

            In setting priorities, the following criteria should be considered:

                   A.      Maintaining initial action capability.

                   B.      Protecting communities and community infrastructure, other
                           property and improvements, and natural and cultural resources, in
                           the following order:

                           1.      Communities
                           2.      Community infrastructure (including: long term effects to
                                   economic sustainability and viability)
                           3.      Historically significant cultural resources
                           4.      Commercial business
                           5.      Principal residence (year-round homes)
                           6.      Non-principal residence (seasonal homes, cabins, etc.)
                           7.      Outbuildings (barns, unattached garages, utility buildings,
                                   etc.)

                   C.      Limiting costs without compromising safety.

                   D.      Meeting agency suppression objectives.

12   Scope of Operation

     12.1   General

            12.1.1 Montrose Coordinating Group Response Plan

                   Operating procedures and references to mutual aid agreements for
                   participating agencies within the Montrose Coordinating Group are
                   identified in the following documents:

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                           Delta County Annual Operating Plan
                           Gunnison County Annual Operating Plan
                           Hinsdale Annual Operating Plan
                           Montrose County Annual Operating Plan
                           Ouray County Annual Operating Plan
                           Saguache County Annual Operating Plan
                           San Miguel County Annual Operating Plan

13   Mobilization / Demobilization

     The Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center will coordinate the movement of all resources
     from participating agencies within the Montrose Coordinating Group jurisdictional
     boundaries. Resources mobilized will be ordered through established ordering channels.

     There is no minimum commitment period for resources exchanged between agencies
     within the Montrose Coordinating Group, and neighboring Dispatch Centers.

     13.1   Work/Rest, Length of Assignment and Days Off (Refer to Rocky Mountain
            Area Mobilization Guide)

     13.2   Incident Operations Driving (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
            Guide)

     13.3   Initial Attack Definition

            Initial attack incidents are those that are controlled by the initial attack forces
            within the first 24 hours after the initial report of a fire, or the appropriate
            management response (AMR) is identified and implemented within a reasonable
            period of time.

            Mutual aid is defined as one mile on either side of common boundaries between
            cooperator agencies.

            Mutual aid resources which remain committed on the incident after the initial
            attack period will follow procedures outlined in the appropriate county operating
            plan concerning rates of pay, and billing procedures between agencies.

     13.4   Resource Mobilization

            Resources will be mobilized using the Resource Ordering Status System (ROSS)
            or a Resource Order form (See Chapter 28) using a standard incident numbering
            system. The incident numbering system for Montrose Coordinating Group
            agencies is as follows:

            A.     Two letter identifier for the state of Colorado (CO)

            B.     Three letter pre-assigned unit identifier

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BCP   =   Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
CCP   =   Curecanti National Recreation Area
DTX   =   Delta County
GMF   =   Grand Mesa/Uncompaghre/Gunnison National Forest
GND   =   Gunnison Field Office - BLM
GUX   =   Gunnison County
HIX   =   Hinsdale County
MRD   =   MIFMU - BLM
MRX   =   Montrose County




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             MTC    =   Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center
             MTS    =   Colorado State Forest Service
             OUX    =   Ouray County
             SHX    =   Saguache County
             SJD    =   Dolores Field Office (formerly San Juan Field Office)
             SLX    =   San Miguel County
             UPD    =   Uncompaghre Field Office – BLM

             C.     Up to six digits (alpha/numeric) for the incident number, which
                    will usually be an MTC Dispatch assigned incident action #.

             An example of a complete resource order number would be:

                                   CO-GMF-137

13.5   National and Area Resources (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
       Guide)

13.6   Notification of Commitment of National & Area Resources (Refer to Rocky
       Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

13.7   Unable To Fill (UTF) Procedure (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
       Guide)

13.8   Standard Cubes, Weight and Gear Policy for all Personnel (Excluding
       Smokejumpers, Rappellers, and Helicopter Managers) (Refer To Rocky
       Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

13.9   Wildland Fire Weather Forecasts (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
       Guide, and Rocky Mountain Area Fire Weather Annual Operating Plan)

13.10 Strike Teams: Engines (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)




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21   Ordering Channels / Cost Coding

     All agencies have designated ordering procedures for incident and wildland fire support
     and services. These established ordering channels provide for: rapid movement of
     requests, agency review, efficient utilization of resources, and cost effectiveness.

     These communications occur between unit and cooperator dispatch offices within the
     Montrose Coordinating Group agencies, Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center, adjacent
     interagency dispatch centers, and the Rocky Mountain Area Coordination Center.

     The Rocky Mountain Coordination Center is responsible for coordinating the movement
     of all resources not covered by local operating plans or other direction found in this
     guide.

     21.1   Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center

            The Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center acts as a focal point, and provides
            support for the following agencies:

                   U.S. Forest Service
                          Grand Mesa/Uncompahgre/Gunnsion National Forest

                   Bureau of Land Management
                         Gunnison Field Office
                         Uncompahgre Field Office
                         Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit

                   National Park Service
                          Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park
                          Curecanti National Recreation Area

                   Colorado State Forest Service
                          Alamosa District
                          Gunnison District
                          Grand Junction District
                          Montrose District

                   County Sheriffs
                         Delta County
                         Gunnison County
                         Hinsdale County
                         Montrose County
                         Ouray County
                         Saguache County
                         San Miguel County




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21.1.1 Montrose Coordinating Group Agency Dispatch Offices

      Participating agencies within the Montrose Coordinating Group have
      specific initial attack responsibilities that are provided by the following
      dispatch offices:

      21.1.1.1       Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center

                     Initial attack dispatch is provided for the Montrose
                     Interagency Fire Management Unit, which consists of the
                     Grand Mesa/Uncompaghre/Gunnison National Forest, the
                     Gunnison and Uncompahgre Field Offices of the BLM, and
                     the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and
                     Curecanti National Recreation Area.

                     The Montrose Fire Management Unit consists of three fire
                     management zones. Each zone has an FMO, and specific
                     initial attack resources assigned to various locations within
                     the zone.

                     A.      Gunnison Zone

                             The Gunnison Zone includes the BLM Gunnison
                             Field Office, and the USFS Gunnison Ranger
                             District, and the NPS Curecanti National Recreation
                             Area.

                     B.      Norwood Zone

                             The Norwood Zone includes the BLM
                             Uncompahgre Field Office, and the USFS Norwood
                             Ranger District. The Norwood Zone is also
                             responsible for initial attack for that portion of the
                             BLM Dolores Field Office (SJD) that is located in
                             San Miguel and Montrose counties.

                     C.      Ouray Zone

                             The Ouray Zone includes the BLM Uncompahgre
                             Field Office, the USFS Ouray Ranger District,
                             Paonia Ranger District, that portion of the Grand
                             Valley Ranger District lying south of the
                             Mesa/Delta County line, and the NPS Black Canyon
                             National Park.




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21.1.1.2   National Park Service

           The National Park Service provides law enforcement dispatching
           for the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti
           National Recreation Area from the park headquarters office.

21.1.1.3   County Communication Centers

           Initial attack is provided through 911 emergency dispatchers at the
           County Communications Centers. The following is a list of the
           locations of the County Communications Centers, and the fire
           departments and fire protection districts they serve:

           A.     Delta County

                  The Delta County Communications Center is located in
                  Delta. Dispatch services are provided for:

                          Cedaredge Fire Protection District
                          Crawford Fire Protection District
                          Delta Fire Protection District
                          Hotchkiss Fire Protection District
                          Paonia Fire Protection District

           B.     Gunnison County

                  The Gunnison County Communications Center is located in
                  Gunnison. Dispatch services are provided for:

                          Arrowhead Fire Protection District
                          Crested Butte Fire Protection District
                          Gunnison Fire Protection District
                          Pitkin VFD

           C.     Hinsdale County

                  The Hinsdale County Communications Center is located in
                  Lake City. Emergency 911 and fire dispatching is handled
                  through the Gunnison County Communications Center.
                  Dispatch services are provided for:

                          Lake City Fire Protection District




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D.   Montrose County

     There are two Communications Centers located in
     Montrose County. Dispatch services are provided
     for the following locations:

     1.       Montrose County - Montrose

              Montrose Fire Protection District
              Olathe Fire Protection District

     2.       Montrose County West - Nucla

              Norwood Fire Protection District
              Nucla - Naturita Fire Department
              Paradox Fire Protection District

E.   Ouray County

      The Ouray County Communications Center is
     located in Ouray. Emergency 911 and fire
     dispatching is handled through the Montrose
     County Communications Center. Dispatch services
     are provided for:

              Horsefly Fire Association
              Log Hill Mesa Fire Protection District
              Montrose Fire Protection District
              Ouray VFD
              Ridgway Fire Protection District

F.   Saguache County

     Fire dispatch services for that portion of Saguache
     County lying west of the Continental Divide are
     provided by the Gunnison County Communications
     Center (See Item B).

F.   San Miguel County

     The San Miguel County Communications Center is
     located outside of Telluride. Dispatch services are
     provided for:

              Egnar-Slick Rock Fire Protection District
              Norwood Fire Protection District



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                                             Telluride Fire Protection District

                                             (Note: Telluride is dispatched by Montrose
                                             County Communications Center per
                                             agreement with San Miguel County)

21.2   Ordering Procedures

       Orders as the result of an incident, preparedness, severity, wildland and prescribed
       fire will follow the established ordering channel displayed below.

       At the point in this flow when an order can be filled, the process will be reversed
       to insure proper notification back to the incident or requesting office. Unit and
       cooperator agency dispatch offices should use mutual aid agreements with
       cooperators whenever possible.


                             INCIDENT
                                 |
                       UNIT DISPATCH OFFICE
                                 |
                    MONTROSE DISPATCH CENTER
                                 |
                 NEIGHBORHOOD DISPATCH CENTER(S)
                                 |
                      RMA AREA WIDE ORDERING
                                 |
              ROCKY MOUNTAIN COORDINATION CENTER
                                 |
            NATIONAL INTERAGENCY COORDINATION CENTER
                                 |
              GEOGRAPHIC AREA COORDINATION CENTER
                                 |
                         DISPATCH CENTER
                                 |
                         SENDING AGENCY


21.3   Non-Incident Related Ordering (Refer to Rocky Area Mountain Mobilization
       Guide)

21.4   Cost Coding

       All incident orders processed by the Montrose Dispatch Center will be assigned
       an interagency federal FireCode generated by the FireCode System. MTC
       Dispatch will assign the FireCode to the host unit for all USFS, BLM, and NPS

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incidents, and the adjacent federal unit for all cooperator hosted incident orders
within the Montrose Coordinating Group agencies.

All assigned FireCodes will be recorded in the Montrose Dispatch Incident Action
Log, and posted daily on the MTC Dispatch web page.


       21.4.1 BLM FireCodes

               Montrose Dispatch will assign a FireCode for all incidents
               occurring on the BLM Gunnison and Uncompahgre Field Offices.

               24.4.1.1        BLM - San Juan Field Office

                               The Norwood Zone provides initial attack fire
                               suppression for portions of the BLM San Juan Field
                               Office located in San Miguel and Montrose
                               counties.

                               Montrose Dispatch will assign a FireCode for all
                               incidents occurring within the Montrose initial
                               attack portion of the BLM San Juan Field Office.

                               Durango Dispatch Center will be notified when a
                               FireCode is issued, and they will complete the BLM
                               final fire report.

                               Field fire report cards should be forwarded to
                               Durango Dispatch when the incident is declared out,
                               and a copy kept at Montrose Dispatch.

       21.4.2 USFS FireCodes

               Montrose Dispatch will assign a FireCode for all incidents
               occurring on the Grand Mesa/Uncompahgre/Gunnison National
               Forest, except for the Grand Valley Ranger District (see below).

               USFS assists to other agencies require a 2-character prefix for the
               FireCode:

                       PD = Assist to BLM
                       PA = Assist to BIA
                       PR = Assist to FWS
                       PS = Assist to NPS
                       PN = Assist to non-federal agency

                       21.4.2.1        USFS-Grand Valley Ranger District

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                                   The Upper Colorado River Fire Management Unit
                                   has fire protection responsibility for the Grand
                                   Valley Ranger District on the north end of the
                                   Uncompahgre Plateau, and the Grand Mesa north of
                                   the Mesa/Delta County line.

                                   The Grand Junction Interagency Dispatch Center
                                   dispatches for these incidents, and will assign a
                                   USFS FireCode, and notify Montrose Dispatch
                                   Center.

                                   MTC Dispatch will complete the final fire report,
                                   and Grand Junction Dispatch will provide field fire
                                   report cards when the incident is declared out.

                     21.4.3 NPS FireCodes

                            Montrose Dispatch will assign a FireCode for all incidents
                            on the Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park, and
                            the Curecanti National Recreation Area.

                            MTC will notify the appropriate NPS fire staff when a
                            FireCode for the parks has been issued, and MTC will
                            complete the final NPS fire report.

22   Overhead / Crews

     22.1     Overhead Mobilization

              Overhead mobilization procedures for cooperating agencies within the
              Montrose Coordinating Group vary between units and agencies. The
              following describe procedures for the different agencies:

              22.1.1 Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit

                     22.1.1.1      Fire Personnel (Engines and Crews)

                                   Overhead requests for engine or crew personnel will
                                   be directed to the appropriate Zone FMO through
                                   Montrose Dispatch. The Zone FMO, will make the
                                   determination concerning availability of engine or
                                   crew resources, and pass the information to
                                   dispatch.

                                   MTC Dispatch will then contact the available
                                   resources directly to fill overhead resource orders.

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               22.1.1.2      Fire Management Staff and other Agency Personnel

                             Montrose Dispatch will contact available Montrose Fire
                             Management Unit staff, and all other available agency
                             personnel directly to fill overhead resource orders.
                             Employees are responsible for obtaining supervisory
                             approval prior to accepting an overhead assignment.

               22.1.1.3      Montrose Coordinating Group Agencies

                             Montrose Dispatch will contact available Colorado State
                             Forest Service, and County personnel directly to fill
                             overhead resource orders. Employees are responsible for
                             obtaining supervisory approval prior to accepting an
                             overhead assignment.

               22.1.1.4      Administratively Determined (AD) Hires

                             Montrose Dispatch maintains a list of qualified AD
                             Individuals, with qualifications of Single Resource Boss
                             and higher, who are mobilized through the Montrose
                             Dispatch Center.

                             Available individuals will be contacted by MTC Dispatch
                             as needed to fill overhead requests. AD hiring procedures
                             are outlined in the Montrose Fire Management Unit AD
                             Hiring Plan (See Appendix __).

22.2   Crews

       22.2.1 Gunnison River Crew

               The Gunnison River Crew is an interagency Type 2 IA crew hosted by the
               Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit. Complete information
               concerning the operations of the Gunnison River Crew is outlined in the
               Gunnison River Crew Mobilization Procedures (See Appendix __).

22.3   Interagency Fire Use Modules (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
       Guide)

22.4   Smokejumpers (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

22.5   Helicopter Modules (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

22.6   Communications Coordinator (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
       Guide)

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     22.7   Incident Meteorologist (IMET) (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
            Guide)

     22.8   Cache Support Positions (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     22.9   National Incident Management Teams

            22.9.1 Interagency Incident Management Teams

                   Montrose Dispatch is responsible for mobilizing Montrose Coordinating
                   Group agency personnel who are assigned to Rocky Mountain Area Type
                   1, Type 2, and Fire Use (FUMT) Incident Management Teams (See
                   Chapter 60).

23   Equipment / Supplies

     23.1   Equipment / Supplies Mobilization

            Supplies and equipment not available through mutual aid, or other existing
            agreements will be ordered through the Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center.

            23.1.1 Out-of-Area Mobilization of Montrose Dispatch Zone Cooperator
                   Engines

                   Certain fire departments and fire protection districts within the Montrose
                   Coordinating Group maintain engines that are available, and meet the
                   standards for Rocky Mountain Area and National dispatch.

                          Orders will be placed for these types of resources through
                          established dispatch channels.

                          Montrose Dispatch will contact directly the Fire Chief of the
                          department that has the resource available. The Fire Chief is
                          responsible for informing the County Communication Center when
                          the department has accepted an order, and is sending resources out
                          of the county.

                          Montrose Dispatch will place a courtesy call to the appropriate
                          Colorado State Forest Service District Forester when these
                          resources are dispatched.

     23.2   Equipment / Supplies Demobilization (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     23.3   National Interagency Support Cache Ordering Procedures (Refer to Rocky
            Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)



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            23.3.1 Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit Cache System

                  There is a zone cache located in the Gunnison, Norwood, and Ouray
                  Zones to provide initial attack and restock for zones incidents and
                  resources. A unit cache is located in Montrose to provide support unit-
                  wide support for the zones and Type 3 incidents. The Cache Operating
                  Plan is contained in the Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit
                  Service and Supply Plan (See Appendix__).

                  23.3.1.1      Ordering By Montrose Coordinating Group Agencies

                                Incident orders for supply items may be placed with
                                Montrose Dispatch by cooperator agency or unit dispatch
                                offices. Items may be filled from Montrose Fire
                                Management Unit zone caches or the Unit Cache for initial
                                attack and Type 3 incidents, depending on availability and
                                cache draw-down levels.

                                Items which are not available from the Montrose cache
                                system will placed be placed by MTC Dispatch to the
                                Rocky Mountain Coordination Center for all equipment,
                                and to the Rocky Mountain Area Cache for all supplies.

     23.4   National Incident Radio Support Cache (NIRSC) (Refer to
            Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     23.5   Atmospheric Theodolite Meteorological Unit (ATMU) NFES #1836
            (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     23.6   Fire Remote Automatic Weather Stations, (FRAWS) NFES #5896 (Refer to
            Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     23.7   Project Remote Automatic Weather Stations, (PRAWS) NFES #5870 (Refer
            to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     23.8   National Contract Mobile Food Services, and National Contract Mobile
            Shower Facilities (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     23.9   National Contract Mobile Commissary Services (Refer to Rocky Mountain
            Area Mobilization Guide)

24   Aircraft

     24.1   Aircraft Mobilization (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     24.2   Aircraft Demobilization (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)



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24.3   Flight Management Procedures (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
       Guide)

       24.3.1 Montrose Dispatch Center Tactical Aircraft Flight Following

              Tactical aircraft operating on Montrose Dispatch Center incidents will
              flight follow with Montrose Dispatch utilizing AFF as the preferred
              method, or via radio communications at 15 minute intervals until
              transition has occurred with the incident, aerial supervision aircraft over
              the incident, or contact has been established with another dispatch office.
              Aircraft position reporting and documentation will be recorded on a
              Tactical Aircraft Flight Following Log form (See Chapter 28).

              Flight following will be accomplished on the National Flight Following
              frequency (168.650), or assigned Montrose Fire Management Unit
              repeater frequencies.

       24.3.2 Logistical Flight Tracking

              Logistical aircraft flights will be documented and tracked utilizing an
              Aircraft Flight/Request Schedule form (See Chapter 28). Arriving aircraft
              flights will be closed out with a phone call to the scheduling dispatch
              office.

24.4   Airborne Thermal Infrared (IR) Fire Mapping (Refer to Rocky Mountain
       Area Mobilization Guide)

24.5   Lead Planes (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

24.6   Aerial Supervision Modules (ASM1) (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
       Mobilization Guide)

24.7   Air Tactical and Reconnaissance Aircraft (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
       Mobilization Guide)

24.8   Large Transport Aircraft (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

24.9   Helicopters: Call-When-Needed (CWN) (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
       Mobilization Guide)

24.10 Airtankers (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

24.11 Temporary Flight Restrictions, FAR 91.137

       Requests for Temporary Flight Restrictions will be placed with Montrose
       Dispatch. An Interagency Request for Temporary Flight Restriction (FAR Part
       91.137) form (See Chapter 28) will be completed by MTC Dispatch, and placed

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                    with Rocky Mountain Coordination Center along with the corresponding
                    aircraft order.

                    The incident will notify Montrose Dispatch as soon as the restriction is no
                    longer needed, and MTC Dispatch will close the order with Rocky
                    Mountain Coordination Center.

            24.12 Military Training Routes and Special Use Airspace
                  (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

            24.13 Airspace Conflicts (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide,
                  and Interagency Airspace Coordination Guide)

            24.14 FAA Temporary Control Tower Operations (Refer to Rocky Mountain
                  Area Mobilization Guide)

            24.15 Dedicated Radio Frequencies (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
                  Mobilization Guide)

            24.16 Interagency Interim Flight & Duty Limitations (Refer to Rocky
                  Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

25   Predictive Services

     The Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center is responsible for daily and weekly
     intelligence reporting to the Rocky Mountain Coordination Center, as well as distribution
     of intelligence information to participating agencies within the Montrose Coordinating
     Group.

     Montrose Dispatch maintains a web page (gacc.nifc.gov/dispatch_centers/r2mtc), that
     displays fire information and intelligence products that are updated regularly during the
     fire season.

     25.1   Incident Status Summary (ICS-209)

            The Incident Status Summary (ICS-209) form (See Chapter 28) is used to report
            large fire information to dispatch, which then generates the Interagency Situation
            Report. Large fires are classified as 100 acres or larger in timber, and 300 acres
            larger in grass fuel types.

            Incident Management Teams will submit an ICS-209 to Montrose Dispatch no
            later than 1900 daily, until the fire is declared contained. MTC Dispatch will then
            input the data into the 209 Program, and submit to Rocky Mountain Coordination
            Center no later than 2100 daily.

            Incident Management Teams that have access to the web-based ICS-209 program
            may input the ICS-209 electronically on a daily basis.

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     25.2   Interagency Situation Report

            The Interagency Situation Report (SIT) is a web-based application, in which
            incident data is submitted via upward reporting to Rocky Mountain Coordination
            Center, and then to NICC. The reporting period for this report is 00:01 to 24:00.

            Montrose Cooperating Group agencies should submit daily fire occurrence
            information (number of human/acres and number of lightning/acres) to Montrose
            Dispatch by 1600.

            MTC Dispatch will input the SIT Report data daily, and submit to Rocky
            Mountain Coordination Center no later than 1800. If there is large fire activity,
            the deadline will be for submission will be 2100.

            25.2.1 Prescribed Fire Activity

                   Planned prescribed fire project information is included in data input to the
                   Interagency Situation Report. This information provides notification of
                   planned ignitions to cooperator agencies, and adjacent dispatch centers.

                   Montrose Dispatch will input planned prescribed fire data on the SIT
                   Report, using information reported by Montrose Coordinating Group
                   agencies. Prescribed fire information will be updated on the SIT Report
                   by 1000 daily.

     25.3   Incident Management Situation Report (Refer to Rocky
            Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     25.4   7 Day significant Fire Potential Outlook (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     25.5   Monthly Fire Weather / Fire Danger Outlook (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     25.6   Seasonal Fire Weather / Fire Danger Outlook (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     25.7   National Wildland Fire Outlook (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
            Guide)

     25.8   Wildland Fire Entrapment / Fatality (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

26   National Fire Preparedness Plan (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     26.1   Why Preparedness Levels Are Established (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

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26.2   Geographic Area Preparedness Levels (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
       Mobilization Guide)

26.3   Preparedness Level Descriptions (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
       Guide)

       26.3.1 Montrose Coordinating Group Preparedness Level Descriptions

             26.3.1.1      Preparedness Level 1:

                           Wildfire activity with the Montrose Dispatch response area
                           is light, and large fires are short in duration, with low
                           complexity. There is little or no commitment of Rocky
                           Mountain Area or National resources. Conditions exist for
                           normal prescribed fire operations.

             26.3.1.2      Preparedness Level 2:

                           Wildfire activity has increased with most fires remaining at
                           low to moderate complexity. Moderate potential exists for
                           escaped large fire and extended attack for more than one
                           burning period. Potential exists for frequent mobilization
                           between cooperator agencies. Resources are adequate for
                           prescribed fire activity.

             26.3.1.3      Preparedness Level 3:

                           Multiple large incidents are occurring within two or more
                           agencies jurisdiction. High potential exists for fires to be
                           moderate to high complexity. Increased mobilization of
                           resources to meet Rocky Mountain Area and National
                           needs are occurring with some significant delays and
                           limited resource availability. Initial attack and extended
                           attack, safety monitoring and management oversight is
                           increased at all levels of the organization.

             26.3.1.4      Preparedness Level 4:

                           High complex large fire activity is occurring. Multiple
                           Incident Management teams are committed with continued
                           high potential for additional activity and increased
                           complexity. Initial attack, extended and IMT safety
                           monitoring and management oversight is imperative. The
                           Montrose MAC Group is fully functional. Prescribed fire
                           applications can continue or be initiated if the following
                           conditions are met:

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                         Management Direction/Consideration: Prescribed fire application
                         can be continued or be initiated if the proposed action is approved
                         by an agency at the regional or state office level. This approval
                         must be based on an assessment of risk, impacts of the proposed
                         actions on area resources and activities and include feedback from
                         the Rocky Mountain Area MAC Group.

                         The Rocky Mountain Area MAC Group provides information or
                         perspective to agencies wishing to proceed with or implement a
                         wildland fire use or prescribed fire application. The final decision
                         to implement resides with the implementing agency.

            26.3.1.5     Preparedness Level 5:

                         High complex large fire activity has increased to involve multiple
                         agencies with the Montrose dispatch area. Rocky Mountain Area
                         and National resources are exhausted or difficult to obtain in any
                         large quantity. Major priority setting is occurring through MAC.

                         Management Direction/Consideration: Wildland Fire Use (WFU)
                         and prescribed fire application can be continued or be initiated if
                         the regional or state level recommends the proposed action. The
                         National agency representative will assess risk and impacts of the
                         proposed actions and discuss with the National MAC Group. This
                         group will have an opportunity to provide information or
                         perspectives to agencies wishing to proceed with or implement a
                         wildland fire use or prescribed fire application. The final decision
                         to implement resides with the implementing agency.

     26.4   National Multi-Agency Coordinating (NMAC) Group Decisions (Refer to
            Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     26.5   Follow-Up Evaluation (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

27   Mobilization Procedures for Military Assets and International Assignments (Refer
     to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     27.1   Established Resource Ordering Process (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     27.2   Civilian Support (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     27.3   Demobilization Procedures (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
            Guide)

     27.4   International Operations (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)



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28   Dispatch Forms

     Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center Forms

     The Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center utilizes the following forms for daily dispatch
     operations, support of Montrose Fire Management Unit activities, and to provide support
     for Montrose Coordinating Group agencies:

            28.1   Resource Order (Exhibit 1)

            28.2   Passenger and Cargo Manifest (Exhibit 2)

            28.3   Interagency Request for Temporary Flight Restriction (FAR Part
                   91.137) (Exhibit 3)

            28.4   Incident Status Summary (ICS-209) (Exhibit 4)

            28.5   Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center Incident Action Report
                   (Exhibit 5)

            28.6   Smoke Report Information (Exhibit 6)

            28.7   Montrose Fire Management Unit Field Fire Report (Exhibit 7)

            28.8   Fire Weather Special Forecast Request (Exhibit 8)

            28.9   Request Information - Helicopter Ambulance (Exhibit 9)

            28.10 Aircraft Flight Request/Schedule (9400-1a) (Exhibit 10)

            28.11 Tactical Aircraft Flight Following Log (Exhibit 11)

            28.12 Montrose Dispatch Center Red Flag and Fire Weather Watch
                  Notification Checklist (Exhibit 12)




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31   Montrose Coordinating Group Multi-Agency Coordinating (MAC) Group
     Organization

     During Montrose Coordinating Group Preparedness Levels 4 and 5, the MAC Group may
     be activated. Daily briefings are conducted to establish Montrose Coordinating Group
     priorities, and provide leadership and direction to wildland fire activities.

               Steve Ellis            Linda Alick        Peter Barth            County
               BLM/USFS                   NPS              CSFS                 Sheriffs
                                            |
                                            |
                                            |
                                   MAC Group Coordinator
                                      Dee Fogelquist
                                            |
                                            |
                                            |
                                    Montrose Interagency
                                      Dispatch Center


     31.1   Montrose Coordinating Group Directors Delegations

            The USFS, BLM, NPS, and CSFS Directors on the Montrose Coordinating Group
            have written delegated authority from their respective agency heads to:

            Represent their agency on all matters related to wildland fire operations. This
            includes membership on the Montrose Multi-Agency Coordination (MAC)
            Group; determining priorities and allocating/re-allocating incident resources.

32   Multi-Agency Coordinating Groups (MAC) Organization (Refer to Rocky Mountain
     Area Mobilization Guide)

33   Incident Support Organization (ISO) (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
     Guide)

     33.1   Expanded Dispatch Organization (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
            Guide)

            33.1.1 Montrose Interagency Dispatch Center Expanded
                   Dispatch Plan

                   Montrose Dispatch Center has developed an expanded dispatch plan that
                   will be implemented for all large incident expanded dispatch operations
                   (See Appendix__).

     33.2   Technical Support (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

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33.3   Administrative Support (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

33.4   MAC Group Coordinator (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

33.5   Complexity (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

33.6   Example Organizations (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

33.7   Incident Support Organization, Example (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
       Mobilization Guide)




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41   International Agreements (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

42   Interagency Agreements

     42.1   Memorandum of Understanding between the USDI Bureau of Land
            Management, Colorado and the USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Region
            for Fire and Fuels Management Activities in Colorado. Signed 03/2004 (See
            Appendix__)

     42.2   Colorado Interagency Cooperative Fire Management Agreement between
            USDI Bureau of Land Management, Colorado; USDA, Forest Service, Region 2;
            USDI, National Park Service, Intermountain Region; USDI , Fish and Wildlife
            Service, Mountain and Prairie Region; USDI, Bureau of Indian Affairs,
            Southwest Region and Colorado State Forest Service. Effective 05/24/2006 (See
            Appendix__)

                   The Parent Agreement establishes statewide authority for interagency fire
                   protection assistance and cooperation between the above mentioned
                   agencies, for mutual cooperation in training, prescribed fire, prevention,
                   pre-suppression and suppression activities.

            42.2.1 Montrose Coordinating Group Agreements

                   County Annual Operating Plans have been established between Montrose
                   Coordinating Group agencies which fulfill the requirements established by
                   the Colorado Interagency Cooperative Fire Management Agreement.

                   42.2.1.1       Delta County Wildfire Annual Operating Plan (See
                                  Appendix __)

                   42.2.1.2       Gunnison County Annual Operation Plan Fire Control
                                  Agreement (See Appendix __)

                   42.2.1.3       Hinsdale County Annual Operation Plan Fire Control
                                  Agreement (See Appendix __)

                   42.2.1.4       Montrose County Wildfire Annual Operating Plan (See
                                  Appendix __)

                   42.2.1.5       Ouray County Wildfire Annual Operating Plan (See
                                  Appendix __)

                   42.2.1.5       Saguache County Wildfire Annual Operating Plan (See
                                  Appendix __)

                   42.2.1.6       San Miguel County Wildfire Annual Operating Plan
                                  (See Appendix __)

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           42.2.2 Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit Agreements and
                  Memorandums of Understanding

                  The Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit has established
                  agreements between cooperating federal agencies for initial attack fire
                  suppression utilizing closest forces and the resources available through
                  neighboring interagency dispatch centers.

                  42.2.2.1       Interagency Agreement between USDA, Forest Service,
                                 Rocky Mountain Region, White River National Forest,
                                 Grand Mesa/Uncompahgre/Gunnison National Forest and
                                 USDI, Bureau of Land Management, Grand Junction
                                 District (See Appendix __).

                  42.2.2.2       Memorandum of Understanding between the USFS -
                                 Grand Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison National Forests and
                                 the BLM - Grand Junction District (See Appendix ))).

                  42.2.2.3       Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit
                                 Resolution 2005-1 as approved by the USFS - Grand
                                 Mesa, Uncompahgre, Gunnison National Forests, BLM -
                                 Uncompahgre and Gunnison Field Offices, NPS - Black
                                 Canyon of the Gunnison National Park and Curecanti
                                 National Recreation Area. Signed 3/30/2005 (see
                                 Appendix __)

                  42.2.2.4       Board Charter for the Montrose Interagency Fire
                                 Management Unit. Signed 4/2005 (See Appendix __)

                  42.2.2.5       2006 Montrose Annual Operating Plan for the Montrose
                                 Interagency Dispatch Center (See Appendix __)

                  42.2.2.6       San Juan Field Office - BLM (See Appendix __)

43   Smokejumper Agreement (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

44   Modular Airborne Firefighting Systems Agreements (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
     Mobilization Guide)




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61   National Interagency Incident Management System (NIIMS) Positions




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61   National Interagency Incident Management System (NIIMS) Positions (Continued)




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62   Crews and Fire Use Modules

     62.1   Type 1 Interagency Crews (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     62.2   Minimum Crew Standards for National Mobilization (Refer to Rocky
            Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

            62.2.1 Gunnison River Type 2 Crew

                   The Montrose Fire Management Unit hosts an interagency Type 2 IA crew
                   that is mobilized utilizing personnel from participating agencies within the
                   Montrose Coordinating Group.

                   The Gunnison River Crew is available from June 1 through October 15. A
                   crew boss rotation is established annually, and dispatch procedures are
                   outlined in the Gunnison Crew Mobilization Procedures
                   (See Appendix __).

     62.3   Interagency Fire Use Modules (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
            Guide)

     62.4   Smokejumpers (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     62.5   Pilots - Lead Plane and Smokejumper (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     62.6   Rappeller and Helicopter Manager Gear, Weights, and Volume (Refer to
            Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     62.7   Communications Coordinator (COMC) (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     62.8   Flight Manager

            A Flight Manager will be designated by Montrose Dispatch for every group of
            personnel which is mobilized. The Flight Manager is responsible for all
            personnel assigned on the manifest list, until the destination is reached. The
            Flight Manager duties are as follows:

            1.     Explain to all personnel at the beginning of travel, transportation
                   arrangements, type equipment, route of travel, stopping points, ETA’s, etc.

            2.     Have copies of manifests covering all personnel assigned, extra copies
                   available for charter aircraft, and submission to receiving camps, etc.,
                   from Montrose Dispatch.

            3.     To ensure proper flight following procedures are met.

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                         The MTC toll-free number is 1-800-253-0522

                         The RMC toll-free number is 1-800-494-2073

                         The NICC flight following phone number is 1-800-994-6312.

            4.    Have the telephone numbers of the sending and receiving dispatcher’s
                  offices for use when delays of more than 30 minutes occur, to give
                  information as to why and how long the delay will be.

            5.    Have all personnel within the weight limitation, assembled, ready to board
                  transportation.

            6.    Provide for safety and welfare of each person assigned to the manifest list.

            7.    Check pilot card and aircraft data card for currency and qualifications.

            8.    Flight Manager has total responsibility for insuring that all passengers
                  arrive at their destination.

            9.    Responsible for signing the Daily Flight Report - Invoices (Form 6500-
                  122 or OAS-23) for all flights (except for domestic air carriers, airlines
                  and NIFC contract aircraft).

            10.   Ensure all personnel have a copy of their resource order with request
                  number and position assigned.

            11.   For Canadian travel, the Chief of Party will ensure proper documentation
                  is included as outlined in the Canadian/United States Operations
                  Agreement (See National Mobilization Guide, Chapter 40).

63   National Incident Management Teams

     63.1   Type 1 Interagency Incident Management Teams (Refer to Rocky Mountain
            Area Mobilization Guide)

            63.1.1 Interagency Incident Management Team Configuration

                  Incident Management Teams are ordered through the Rocky Mountain
                  Coordination Center. Montrose Dispatch Center is responsible for
                  mobilization of Montrose Coordinating Group agency personnel who are
                  designated members of Rocky Mountain Area Incident Management
                  Teams.




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             63.1.2 Rocky Mountain Area Type 1 Team Members

                    A.     Rocky Mountain Area Type 1 Team (Martin)

                           The following Montrose Coordinating Group agency personnel are
                           primary team members on the Rocky Mountain Area Type 1
                           Incident Management Team:

                           Brian Ayers   Safety Officer (SOF1)                    MTS

                           Joel Butzin   Procurement Unit Leader (PROC)           GMF

                           Kathy Moore Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB)          GMF

             63.1.3 Rocky Mountain Area Type 2 Team Members

                    A.     Rocky Mountain Area Type II Team “A” (Angell)

The following Montrose Coordinating Group agency personnel are primary team members on
the Rocky Mountain Area Type 2 Incident Management




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             Team “A”:

             Pete Barth              Planning Section Chief (PSC2-T)    MTS

             Charlie Oliver          Medical Unit Leader (MEDL)         FAIX

             Laurie Oliver           Demobilization Unit Leader (DMOB)FAIX

      B.     Rocky Mountain Area Type 2 Team “B” (Blume)

             The following Montrose Coordinating Group agency personnel
             assigned as primary personnel to the Rocky Mountain Area Type 2
             Incident Management Team “B:”

             Laddie Cumbie           Logistics Section Chief (LSC2-T)   AD

             Jim Dunn                Air Operations Branch (AOBD)       GMF

             Steve Ellis             Training Specialist (TNSP)         MRD

             Liz Yee                 Food Unit Leader (FDUL-T)          CCP




      C.     Rocky Mountain Area Type 2 Team “C” (Lowe)

             There are no Montrose Coordinating Group agency personnel
             currently assigned to the Rocky Mountain Area Type 2 Incident
             Management Team “C”.

63.1.4 Rocky Mountain Area Priority Trainees

      Montrose Dispatch Center is responsible for mobilizing Montrose
      Coordinating Group agency personnel are Rocky Mountain Area Priority
      Trainees.

      The following individuals are designated as Rocky Mountain Area
      Incident Priority Trainees:

      Jim Dunn                Incident Commander (ICT2-T)               GMF

      John Moore              Division Group Supervisor (DIVS-T)        GMF




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63.1.5 Montrose Type 3 Interagency Incident Management Teams

      Type 3 Incident Management Teams are ordered through Montrose Dispatch Center. The
      Montrose Interagency Coordinating Group maintains a cadre list of qualified Type 3
      personnel by position.

      Type 3 incident complexities, and corresponding qualifications for specific Type 3
      incident positions not identified by the NWCG have been determined and approved by
      the MIFMU Board of Directors. Detailed information is contained in the Type 3 Incident
      Operating Procedures Guide (see Appendix __).

      63.1.5.1       Montrose Type 3 Incident Management Team Cadre

                     The following Montrose Coordinating Group agency personnel are
                     members of the Montrose Type 3 Incident Management Team Cadre:

             Note:

             ®       Member of RMA Type 1, Type 2, or FUMT Incident Management Team
             £       Qualified to function at identified complexity level on local incidents only

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COMMAND STAFF

    Incident Commander

           Eric Brantingham   ICT3     GMF   Norwood Zone
           Jerry Chonka       ICT3     GMF   Gunnison Zone
    ®      Steve Ellis        ICT3     MRD   Montrose Unit
    ®      Mark Hatcher       ICT3     GMF   Gunnison Zone
           Dan Huisjen        ICT3     MRD   Montrose Unit
           Becky Jossart      ICT3     MRD   Ouray Zone
    ®      Todd Richardson    ICT3     MRD   Ouray Zone

    Safety Officer

    ®      Brian Ayers        SOF1     MTS   Gunnison District
           Rick Barton        SOFR     AD    Gunnison
           Eric Brantingham   SOFR     GMF   Norwood Zone

    Information Officer

           Rick Barton        PIO1-T   AD    Gunnison
           Melva Barton       PIOF-T   AD    Gunnison
           Joe Colwell        PIO2     AD    Hotchkiss
           Jim Dawson         PIOF     GMF   Gunnison Zone
           Dale Erickson      PIOF     MRX   Montrose FPD
           Lew French         PIOF     AD    Montrose
           Jim Maloney        PIOF-T   MRD   Ouray Zone
           Maggie McCaffrey   PIOF     MRD   Montrose Unit
           Perry Read         PIOF-T   MRX   Montrose FPD

    Resource Advisor

           Kai Allen          READ     GMF   Gunnison Zone
           Greg Austin        READ     GMF   Gunnison Zone
           Jerry Chonka       READ-T   GMF   Gunnison Zone
           Amanda Clements    READ     UPD   Ouray Zone
           Craig Grother      READ     GMF   Norwood Zone
           Art Haines         READ     GMF   Gunnison Zone
    ®      Mark Hatcher       READ-T   GMF   Gunnison Zone
           Brian Hoefling     READ-T   GMF   Norwood Zone
           Doug Marah         READ     GMF   Supervisors Office
           Ed Mauch           READ     GMF   Gunnison Zone
           Pat Medina         READ     GMF   Gunnison Zone
           Kathy Peckham      READ     GMF   Norwood Zone
           Lynae Rogers       READ     UPD   Ouray Zone
           Dean Stindt        READ     UPD   Norwood Zone

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          Clay Speas            READ     GMF   Supervisors Office
          Bob Vermillion        READ     GMF   Supervisors Office
          Glenn Webb            READ     GMF   Supervisors Office

OPERATIONS SECTION

    Operations Section Chief

          High Complexity

    ®     Brian Ayers           OSC2-T   MTS   Gunnison District
          Eric Brantingham      ICT3     GMF   Norwood Zone
          Jerry Chonka          DIVS     GMF   Gunnison Zone
          Kevin Davis           DIVS     MRX   Montrose FPD
          Jim Dunn              OSC2     GMF   Supervisors Office
    ®     Steve Ellis           ICT3     MRD   Montrose Unit
    ®     Mark Hatcher          OSC2     GMF   Gunnison Zone
          Dan Huisjen           ICT3     MRD   Montrose Unit
          Becky Jossart         ICT3     MRD   Ouray Zone
    ®     Todd Richardson       OSC2     MRD   Ouray Zone
          Joe Vinyard           DIVS     MRD   Gunnison Zone
          Glenn Webb            DIVS     GMF   Supervisors Office




          Moderate Complexity

    ®     Peter Barth           DIVS-T   MTS   Montrose District
          Art Haines            DIVS-T   GMF   Gunnison Zone
          Doug Marah            DIVS-T   GMF   Gunnison Zone
          John Moore            TFLD     GMF   Supervisors Office
          Steve Mueller         DIVS-T   GMF   Norwood Zone
          Vic Ullrey            DIVS-T   GMF   Ouray Zone
          Bob Vermillion        TFLD     GMF   Supervisors Office

          Low Complexity

          Rick Barton           TFLD-T   AD    Gunnison
          Lew French            STCR     AD    Montrose
          Ed Mauch              STCR     GMF   Gunnison Zone
          Pat Medina            TFLD-T   GMF   Gunnison Zone
          Tom Murtaugh          STCR     GMF   Gunnison Zone
          Cliff White           TFLD-T   GMF   Ouray Zone

    Helibase Manager

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           High Complexity (3+ Helicopters)

    ®      Todd Richardson       HEB1           MRD           Ouray Zone
           Joe Vinyard           HEB1           MRD           Gunnison Zone
           Jim Wallace           HEB1           AD            Hotchkiss

           Moderate Complexity (2-3 Helicopters)


           Low Complexity (1 Helicopter)

           Becky Jossart         HEB2-T         MRD           Ouray Zone
           Steve Mueller         HELM           GMF           Norwood Zone
           Maple Taylor          HELM           MRD           Ouray Zone
           Steve Wall            HEB2-T         AD            Hotchkiss
           Cliff White           HEB2-T         GMF           Ouray Zone

    Air Attack (Aerial supervision, fixed wing - assigned at Tanker Base)




PLANNING SECTION

    Planning Section Chief

           High Complexity

    ®      Peter Barth           PSC2           MTS           Montrose District
           Jim Cunio             SITL           UPD           Ouray Zone
           Jim Dawson            RESL           GMF           Gunnison Zone
           Jim Free              PSC2           AD            Montrose
           Nick Greear           PSC1           AD            Hotchkiss
           John Moore            SITL           GMF           Supervisors Office
           Kathy Moore           RESL           GMF           Supervisors Office
    ®      Lauri Oliver          RESL           FAIX          Fairmont Fire Dept.
           Judy Schutza          PSC2-T         GMF           Norwood Zone

           Moderate/Low Complexity

           Greg Austin           ICT4           GMF           Gunnison Zone
           Rick Barton           ICT4           MRX           Montrose FPD

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      Eric Brantingham      RXB2     GMF    Norwood Zone
      Jerry Chonka          RXB1     GMF    Gunnison Zone
®     Steve Ellis           RXB1     MRD    Montrose Unit
      James Fischer         RXB2     COS    Montrose District
      Dan Huisjen           RXB1     MRD    Montrose Unit
      Becky Jossart         RXB2     MRD    Ouray Zone
      Ed Mauch              RXB2     GMF    Supervisors Office
      Pat Medina            RXB2     GMF    Gunnison Zone
      Steve Mueller         ICT4     GMF    Norwood Zone
      Luke Odom             ICT4     MRD    Norwood Zone
      Frank Rice            ICT4     GMF    Ouray Zone
®     Todd Richardson       RXB2     MRD    Ouray Zone
      Cody Russell          ICT4     GMF    Ouray Zone
      Brian Stevens         ICT4     GMF    Gunnison Zone
      Maple Taylor          ICT4     MRD    Ouray Zone
      Joe Vinyard           RXB1     MRD    Gunnison Zone
      Jim Wallace           ICT4     AD     Hotchkiss
      Cliff White           ICT4     GMF    Ouray Zone

Status/Check-in Recorder

      High Complexity

      Gay Austin            SCKN     GMF    Gunnison Zone
®     Laurie Oliver         SCKN     FAIX   Montrose


      Moderate Complexity

      Kelley Liston         SCKN-T   GMF    Ouray Zone
      Jean Wisniewski       SCKN-T   GMF    Gunnison Zone

      Low Complexity


Field Observer

      High Complexity

®     Brian Ayers           FOBS     MTS    Gunnison District
      Eric Brantingham      FOBS     GMF    Norwood Zone
      Jerry Chonka          FOBS     GMF    Gunnison Zone
      Art Haines            FOBS     GMF    Gunnison Zone
      Jim Maloney           FOBS     UPD    Ouray Zone
      John Moore            FOBS     GMF    Supervisors Office
      Vic Ullrey            FOBS     GMF    Ouray Zone
      Glenn Webb            FOBS     GMF    Supervisors Office

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           Moderate/Low Complexity

           Kai Allen             FOBS-T    GMF           Gunnison Zone
           Greg Austin           FOBS-T    GMF           Gunnison Zone
           Doug Marah            FOBS-T    GMF           Gunnison Zone
           Frank Rice            FOBS-T    GMF           Ouray Zone
           Brian Stevens         FOBS-T    GMF           Gunnison Zone
           Jodi Stevens          FOBS-T    GMF           Gunnison Zone

LOGISTICS SECTION

    Logistis Section Chief

           High Complexity

           Ray Orlauskis         LSC2-T    AD            Montrose

           Moderate/Low Complexity

           Ray Rossman           FACL      GMF           Gunnison Zone
    ®      Liz Yee               FDUL-T    CCP           Gunnison Zone




    Base Camp Manager

           High Complexity

           Ray Rossman           BCMG      GMF           Gunnison Zone

           Moderate/Low Complexity


           Medical Unit Leader

           Arden Anderson        MEDL      GND           Gunnison Zone
    ®      Charlie Oliver        MEDL      FAIX          Montrose
           Steve Stone           MEDL      AD            Ridgway

           Emergency Medical Technician - Intermediate

           Arden Anderson        EMTI      GND           Gunnison Zone
           Ben Stratton          EMTI      GMF           Supervisors Office



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            Emergency Medical Technician - Basic

            Lloyd Bigford        EMTB       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Shawn Cigrand        EMTB       BCP    Ouray Zone
            Troye Floyd          EMTB       GMF    Ouray Zone
            John Patmore         EMTB       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Melissa Post         EMTB       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Matt Sirota          EMTB       GMF    Norwood Zone
            Steve Stone          EMTB       AD     Ridgway
            Ryan Thrush          EMTB       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Steve Winslow        EMTB       CCP    Gunnison Zone
      ®     Elizabeth Yee        EMTB       CCP    Gunnison Zone

      Equipment Manager

            High Complexity

            Denise Carrigan      EQPM       GMF    Norwood Zone
            Ray Rossman          EQPM       GMF    Gunnison Zone

            Moderate/Low Complexity

            Leigh Ann Hunt       EQPM-T     GMF    Supervisors Office
            Mike McCormack       EQPI-T     UPD    Ouray Zone



Security Manager

            Samantha Andrews     SEC2       GMF    Norwood Zone
            Lloyd Bigford        SEC1       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Shawn Cigrand        SEC1       BCP    Ouray Zone
            Dave Closson         SEC1       GMF    Ouray Zone
            Brandon Hallock      SEC1-T     CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Kimberly Hrach       SEC1       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Steven Kay           SEC1       BCP    Ouray Zone
            Jim Maloney          SECM       UPD    Ouray Zone
      ®     Charlie Oliver       SECM       FAIX   Montrose
            John Patmore         SEC1       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Melissa Post         SEC1       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Maurice Potter       SEC2-T     AD     Montrose
            Craig Ruscitto       SEC1       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Ryan Thrush          SEC1       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Barry Vollmert       SEC2       GMF    Ouray Zone
            Jamie Westenfelder   SEC1       CCP    Gunnison Zone
            Emalene White        SEC1       GMF    Ouray Zone
            John Williams        SECM       GMF    Ouray Zone

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          Steve Winslow         SEC1     CCP   Gunnison Zone
    ®     Elizabeth Yee         SEC1     CCP   Gunnison Zone

FINANCE SECTION

    Finance Section Chief

          High Complexity

          Mindy Horitski        COST-T   GMF   Supervisors Office
          Barb McHugh           TIME     GMF   Ouray Zone

          Moderate Complexity

          Susan Dillie          PTRC     GMF   Supervisors Office
          Peggie Dobie          PTRC     GMF   Gunnison Zone
          Kim Karalus           PTRC     GMF   Montrose Unit
          Barb McHugh           PTRC     GMF   Ouray Zone
          Jean Wisniewski       PTRC     GMF   Gunnison Zone

          Low Complexity

          Megan Garvey          PTRC-T   GMF   Supervisors Office
          Lora Schmillen        PTRC-T   GMF   Gunnison Zone



    Cost Unit Leader

          Mindy Horitski        COST-T   GMF   Supervisors Office

SUPPORT FUNCTIONS

    Cache Manager

          Ray Orlauskis         SPUL     AD    Montrose
          Kathy Peckham         RCDM-T   GMF   Norwood Zone
          Maurice Potter        CASC     AD    Montrose
          Sally Thode           RCDM-T   GND   Gunnison Zone

    Comp / Claims

          Liz Allridge          CLMS-T   GMF   Norwood Zone
          Jean Wisniewski       INJR-T   GMF   Gunnison Zone

    Computer Support



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      Karen Fogelquist   THSP     CSO   Montrose

Communications Technician

£     Bob Madsen         COMT     CSO   Montrose
£     Brian Rowe         COMT     WO    Grand Junction
£     Dan Wright         COMT     WO    Grand Junction

Dispatch

      Expanded

      Liz Allridge       EDRC     GMF   Norwood Zone
      Peggie Dobie       EDSD     GMF   Gunnison Zone
®     Steve Ellis        EDSP-T   MRD   Montrose Unit
      Dee Fogelquist     EDSP     MRD   Montrose Unit
      Patty Hemphill     EDSD     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Barb Hill          EDRC-T   GND   Gunnison Zone
      Gloria Holley      EDSP     AD    Montrose
      Kelly Homstad      EDRC     MRD   Montrose Unit
      Mindy Horitski     EDRC     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Kim Karalus        EDSP     GMF   Montrose Unit
      Tuckie LaDou       EDSD     AD    Grand Junction
      Aileen Logan       EDRC     AD    Norwood
      Amy Mahlum         EDSD     MRD   Montrose Unit


      Kathy Moore        EDRC-T   GMF   Supervisors Office
      Cheryl O’Brien     EDRC-T   GMF   Supervisors Office
®     Laurie Oliver      EDRC-T   AD    Montrose
      Cande Read         EDRC     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Lynae Rogers       EDSD-T   UPD   Ouray Zone
      Janet Sieverson    EDSP-T   AD    Montrose
      Kerry Spetter      EDRC-T   GMF   Gunnison Zone
      Lori Veo           EDSP     MRD   Montrose Unit
      Cliff White        EDRC-T   GMF   Ouray Zone
      Jean Wisniewski    EDRC     GMF   Gunnison Zone

      Initial Attack

      Peggie Dobie       IADP     GMF   Gunnison Zone
      Dee Fogelquist     IADP     MRD   Montrose Unit
      Kim Karalus        IADP     GMF   Montrose Unit
      Amy Mahlum         IADP-T   MRD   Montrose Unit
      Cande Read         IADP     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Lynae Rogers       IADP     UPD   Ouray Zone
      Janet Sieverson    IADP     MRD   Montrose Unit

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Display Processor

      David Armolivich   GISS     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Denise Carrigan    GIST     GMF   Norwood Zone
      Art Haines         GIST     GMF   Gunnison Zone
      Doug Marah         GPSP     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Cheryl O’Brien     GIST     GMF   Supervisors Office
      David Sinton       GISS-T   UPD   Ouray Zone
      Chris Strobl       GIST     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Bob Vlahos         GIST     AD    Montrose

Drivers

      Gay Austin         DRIV     GMF   Gunnison Zone
      Bob Bavin          DRIV     AD    Montrose
      Lawrence Beidle    DRIV     GMF   Gunnison Zone
      John Cannon        DRIV     GMF   Gunnison Zone
      Denise Carrigan    DRIV     GMF   Norwood Zone
      Amanda Clements    DRVP     UPD   Ouray Zone
      Susan Dillie       DRIV     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Holly Ennist       DRIV     GMF   Ouray Zone
      Colleen Gibbons    DRIV     GMF   Norwood Zone
      Craig Grother      DRIV     GMF   Norwood Zone
      Terry Hughes       DRIV     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Leigh Ann Hunt     DRIV     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Mike McCormack     DRIV     UPD   Ouray Zone
      Maurice Potter     DRIV     AD    Montrose
      Wayne Quade        DRVP     GMF   Ouray Zone
      Monica Ruiz Diaz   DRIV     GMF   Ouray Zone
      Lora Schmillen     DRIV     GMF   Gunnison Zone
      Dennis Stevenson   DRIV     GMF   Ouray Zone
      Julie Stotler      DRIV     UPD   Ouray Zone
      Chris Strobl       DRIV     GMF   Supervisors Office
      Samantha Wilson    DRIV     UPD   Ouray Zone
      Krisann Wist       DRIV     GMF   Ouray Zone

Driver Coordinator

      Ray Rossman        GSUL     GMF   Gunnison Zone




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63.2   National Area Command Teams (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
       Guide)

63.3   Interagency Fire Use Management Teams

       63.3.1 Rocky Mountain Area Fire Use Team Members

             A.     Rocky Mountain Area National Fire Use Team (Hahnenberg)

                    The following Montrose Coordinating Group agency personnel are
                    assigned to the Rocky Mountain Area National Fire Use Team:

                    Mark Hatcher           Fire Use Manager      (FUMA-T)    GMF
                                           Operations Section Chief (OSC2)   GMF

                    Todd Richardson        Incident Commander (ICT2-T)       MRD
                                           Operations Section Chief (OSC2)   MRD

63.4   National Park Service All-Hazard Incident Management Team (Refer to
       Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

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64   Incident Support Teams

     64.1   National Interagency Buying Teams (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     64.2   Administrative Payment Teams (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
            Guide)

            64.2.1 Montrose Fire Management Unit Purchasing Agents

                  The Montrose Fire Management Unit has agency administrative support
                  personnel with specific levels of purchasing authority. Montrose Dispatch
                  Center will coordinate with these individuals for procurement support of
                  initial attack and extended attack incidents.

                  When Type 3 incident complexity warrants the formation of a local
                  buying team, personnel from the Montrose Fire Management Unit
                  agencies will fill the position of Buying Team Leader. The following is a
                  list of agency personnel with purchasing authority:

                  ________________________             Purchasing Agent, $______ MRD

                  ________________________             Purchasing Agent, $______ GMF

     64.3   Burned Area Emergency Response Teams (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     64.4   National Fire Prevention Education Teams (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     64.5   Wildland Fire and Aviation Safety Teams (FAST) (Refer to Rocky Mountain
            Area Mobilization Guide)

     64.6   AVIATION SAFETY ASSISTANCE TEAMS (ASAT) (Refer to Rocky
            Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)




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71      National Interagency Radio Support Cache (NIRSC) (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
        Mobilization Guide)

72      National Contract Mobile Food Services and National Contract Mobile Shower
        Facilities (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

73      National Contract Mobile Commissary Services (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
        Mobilization Guide)

74      Atmospheric Theodolite Meteorological Unit (ATMU) (NFES #1836) (Refer to Rocky
        Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

75      Fire/Project Remote Automatic Weather Stations, (FRAWS – NFES #5869 /
        PRAWS – NFES #5870) (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

76      Engines and Water Tenders

        76.1    Montrose Coordinating Group

                Montrose Coordinating Group participating agencies own and operate a variety of
                engines and water tenders. These resources are listed below by agency, type, and
                capability:

                76.1.1 Montrose Interagency Fire Management Unit

      ZONE         AGENCY             LOCATION              DESIGNATOR             TYPE        CREW
     Gunnison         GMF               Gunnison                 E-671              6X               4
     Norwood          GMF               Norwood                  E-651              6X               3
                     MRD                Norwood                  E-438              4X               5
      Ouray           BCP               Montrose                 E-601              6X        Unstaffed
                      GMF               Montrose                 E-662              6X               3
                      GMF               Montrose                 E-663              6X               3
                     MRD                Montrose                 E-431              4X               5
                     MRD                Montrose                 E-639              6X               3

                76.1.2 County, Fire Departments, and Fire Protection Districts

                       Information concerning types, capabilities, and costs for engines and water
                       tenders operated by the counties, fire departments, and fire protection
                       districts is identified on the CSFS Cooperative Resource Rate (CRRF)
                       form(s) attached as a supplement to each County Annual Operating Plan.



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77   Specialized Equipment

     The Montrose Fire Management Unit owns several types of specialized equipment that is
     available for wildland fire suppression, and prescribed fires. This equipment must be
     accompanied by a qualified agency operator when mobilized.

     77.1   Aerial Ignition Devices

            77.1.1 Helitorches

                    Unit                  Location

                    MRD                   Montrose

            77.1.2 Aerial Ignition Devices (Plastic Sphere Dispensors)

                    Unit                  Location

                    GMF                   Gunnison

            77.1.3 Terra Torches

                    Unit                  Location

                    MRD                   Montrose

            77.1.4 Batch Mixer

                    Unit                  Location

                    Montrose BLM          Montrose

78   Emergency Equipment Rental Agreements

     Heavy equipment such as dozers, graders, tractor units, lowboy trailers, potable water
     tenders, gray water trucks, etc. are available from commercial vendors by activating pre-
     established Emergency Equipment Rental Agreements (EERA). This information is
     available in the Montrose Fire Management Unit Service and Supply Plan (See
     Appendix__).

     78.1   Contracted Water Handling Equipment

            New for 2007 all vendor supplied water handling equipment including engines,
            tactical water tenders, and support water tenders must have participated in the
            RMA interagency solicitation for equipment. All water handling equipment will
            be dispatched in the best-value numerical order as displayed in ROSS, that was
            assigned to each vendor when the contract was awarded.

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81   Infrared Aircraft and Contract Large Transport Aircraft (Refer to Rocky Mountain
     Area Mobilization Guide)

     81.1   Infrared Aircraft - FS (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     81.2   NIFC Large Transport Contract Aircraft (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

82   Tactical Aircraft (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     82.1   Lead Planes / Aerial Supervision Aircraft - FS (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     82.2   Air Tactical Avionics Typing (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area
            Mobilization Guide)

     82.3   Smokejumper Aircraft (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

83   Federal Airtankers (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

84   Helicopters - Exclusive Use (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)

     84.1   Type 2 Exclusive Use Helicopters (Refer to Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization
            Guide)

     84.2   Type 1 Exclusive Use Helicopters, Standard / Limited Category (Refer to
            Rocky Mountain Area Mobilization Guide)




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