NECC is located at the White Mountain National Forest Headquarters in Campton, New Hampshire. The center operates under a signed cooperative agreement between the Northeastern Forest Fire Protection Compact (NFFPC), the U.S. Forest Service, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 5, the Bureau of Indian Affairs, and the U.S. National Park Service.
The mission of the Northeastern Interagency Coordination Center is to provide safe, cost effective and timely coordination of resources for Wildland Fire and All Hazard Incidents. NECC will coordinate with all Northeast Forest Fire Protection Compact agencies to meet organizational objectives in an equitable manner while maintaining support for Local, Geographical, and National needs.