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Published on September 16th, 2020
Company that defaulted on MOFD construction contract convicted of fraud
Principals of the Federal Solutions Group, a ...By Nick Marnell

Published on September 16th, 2020
Lamorinda steps up to aid LNU Complex fire victims
A director from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District, an Orinda business owner and a young Lafayette girl responded to the aftermath of the LNU Lightning Complex Fire in a big way by donating time and energy, food and even hair to raise money for Vacaville fire victims.
By Nick Marnell

Published on September 2nd, 2020
Split MOFD board declines to change reserve balance policy
Despite the pandemic-driven decrease in ...By Nick Marnell

Published on August 19th, 2020
ConFire expands Lafayette protection as fire season under way
After it put out two potentially devastating fires in Lafayette during last year's fire season, the Contra Costa County Fire Protection District beefed up segments of its operation to prepare for whatever the 2020 fire season has in store for the city.
By Nick Marnell

Published on August 19th, 2020
Local stakeholders collaborate on heightened fire prevention efforts
Neighborhood groups, municipal leaders and ...By Nick Marnell

Published on August 5th, 2020
MOFD board elections
Unless the candidates run unopposed, -Orinda ...By Nick Marnell

Published on August 5th, 2020
Grand jury directs fire agencies to update evacuation plans
Years of major, destructive California ...By Nick Marnell

Published on August 5th, 2020
Firefighters learn the ropes at Painted Rock
Area firefighters participated in a low angle rope rescue training class held July 22 at Painted Rock in Moraga. The class included personnel from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District and was conducted by Northern California Rescue Training, whose instructors are certified ...By Nick Marnell

Published on July 22nd, 2020
MOFD comes down hard on fire code violators
Owners of eight district parcels found out the hard way that the largesse of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District has its limits when it comes to exterior hazard abatement requirements.
Fire ...
By Nick Marnell

Published on July 22nd, 2020
The racial and gender makeup of the Lamorinda fire agencies
Results are mixed as to how Lamorinda fire ...By Nick Marnell

Published on July 22nd, 2020
High fire danger prompts new MOFD ordinance
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District bolstered its aggressive fire prevention program and took a major, unprecedented step to help reduce fire risk by passing a local ordinance banning open burning and recreational fires during periods of high fire danger.
By Nick Marnell

Published on July 8th, 2020
Municipal fire prevention committee holds inaugural meeting
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District combined ...By Nick Marnell

Published on June 24th, 2020
MOFD suspends community chipping program
In the face of a passionate outcry from district residents to continue the program, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District board June 17 passed on an opportunity to extend the district's highly acclaimed community chipping program through the summer months, citing the program ...By Nick Marnell

Published on June 10th, 2020
Protective gear helps safeguard first responders
Firefighter-paramedics David Azevedo and Mike Stiehr model the protective gear used when responding to patients with known COVID-19 symptoms. Through early June, not one of the MOFD suppression personnel has tested positive for the virus. ...By Nick Marnell

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