With pride and professionalism, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District will provide the highest level of emergency and public service in response to the needs of our community.

A MESSAGE FROM FIRE CHIEF STEPHEN HEALY

MOFD Chief, Randall BradleyThank you for taking the time to visit the Moraga-Orinda Fire District’s website. We strive to be transparent and provide the public with updated information concerning District activities. If there is information that you cannot find on this website, please let us know and we will work to make the information available. READ MORE

District Meetings

District Board Meeting - July 19, 2017 - Wednesday, Jul 19, 2017
District Board Meeting - August 16, 2017 - Wednesday, Aug 16, 2017
District Board Meeting - October 18, 2017 - Wednesday, Oct 18, 2017
District Board Meeting - November 15, 2017 - Wednesday, Nov 15, 2017
District Board Meeting - December 20, 2017 - Wednesday, Dec 20, 2017

Community Events

First Aid Classes - Saturday, Sep 23, 2017

Announcements ››

MORAGA-ORINDA FIRE DISTRICT APPROVES THE USE OF UNMANNED AERIAL SYSTEM (DRONE) Moraga-Orinda Fire District 1280 Moraga Way Moraga, CA 94556 Contact: Dennis Rein, Public Information Officer - C-925-698-4575 Release Date: May 22, 2017 MORAGA, CA – Fire Chief, Stephen Healy has approved the use of an Unmanned Aerial System (UAS/drone) as another tool in the public safety toolbox for the Moraga-Orinda Fire District. This is the first approved UAS program for a Fire Department in Contra Costa County. The District’s new UAS is an Inspire 1 quadcopter made by DJI. It measures roughly 2’ x 2’ and stands about 15” tall. The vehicle weighs slightly less than 6 lbs. and can carry up to a 2 lb. payload. The manufacturer touts a three-mile range but the District’s operating rules require that it be kept within the “pilot’s” line of sight. The UAS is equipp.. Full Story

Wildland Fire Season is Just Around the Corner- Prepare Now! The warm weather we’ve all been waiting for will likely come to Lamorinda this weekend. Last winter’s record setting rainfall created a grass crop that we did not experience during the last few years of drought. All that lush green grass growing on our hillsides and around homes will soon dry and become the tinder that can fuel a fast-moving wildfire. Grass and light brush are considered “flashy fuels” says Kathy Leonard, Moraga-Orinda Fire District’s Fire Marshal. “They catch fire more easily, burn fast and hot and can carry fire to heavier fuels and into homes”. Leonard urges residents to start removing the vegetation that will soon dry from around their structures now. The Fire District is offering residents several tools to help prepare for the impending fire season: Schedule a FireWise Home Assessment- Property owners can call 925-258-4525, Ext. 524 to schedule.. Full Story

FIRE DAMAGES ORINDA HOME Moraga-Orinda Fire District 1280 Moraga Way Moraga, CA 94556 Contact: Dennis Rein, Public Information Officer Release Date: May 17, 2016 ORINDA - Just after 7:00 AM on Friday, May 12, Moraga-Orinda Fire units were called to 32 Greenwood Ct. in Orinda. The first arriving fire engine found a two-story residential structure with fire showing on the second floor and through the roof. Firefighters were told that the home was in the process of being remodeled and that no one was home. The second story and attic were heavily damaged by the fire. A total of eleven engines and 40 Firefighters from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District and Contra Costa County Fire responded to the incident. The fire was declared under control at approximately 8:30 AM. There were no reported injuries. Firefighters from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District will be on the scene throughout the day completing overhaul operations. The cause of the fire is under inves.. Full Story

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FIRE DAMAGES ORINDA HOME Moraga-Orinda Fire District 1280 Moraga Way Moraga, CA 94556 Contact: Dennis Rein, Public Information Officer Release Date: May 17, 2016 ORINDA - Just after 7:00 AM on Friday, May 12, Moraga-Orinda Fire units were called to 32 Greenwood Ct. in Orinda. The first arriving fire engine found a two-story residential structure with fire showing on the second floor and through the roof. Firefighters were told that the home was in the process of being remodeled and that no one was home. The second story and attic were heavily damaged by the fire. A total of eleven engines and 40 Firefighters from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District and Contra Costa County Fire responded to the incident. The fire was declared under control at approximately 8:30 AM. There were no reported injuries. Firefighters from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District will be on the scene throughout the day completing overhaul operations. The cause of the fire is under inves.. Full Story

PRESS RELEASE Moraga-Orinda Fire District Moraga, CA ISO Public Protection Class Improves from 3 to 2 Moraga-Orinda Fire District 1280 Moraga Way Moraga, CA 94556 Contact: Stephen Healy, Fire Chief; 925-258-4599 Release Date: December 21, 2016 MORAGA - The Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD) has received notification that its Insurance Services Office (ISO) Public Protection Classification (PPC) has improved from “3” to “2”. The change will take effect on April 1, 2017. The District’s ISO PPC had been a “3” since the District formed in 1997. The PPC for unincorporated areas (outside the City and Town) with no hydrants is now “2X” rather than “9”. According to the ISO, the PPC is a valuable benchmark for fire districts, and plays an important role in the underwriting process at insurance companies. Most U.S. insurers use the PPC when determining coverage and p.. Full Story