Press Release: Structure Fire In Orinda

Posted: 14-Jan-2014 Moraga-Orinda Fire District
1280 Moraga Way
Moraga, CA 94556
Contact:  Stephen Healy, Fire Chief – 925-259-4599
RELEASE DATE:  January 12, 2014


ORINDA - On Sunday, January 12, 2014, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District responded to a 2-Alarm residential structure fire in Orinda.  Upon arrival, firefighters found a two-story single-family home heavily involved with fire with minor extension into the surrounding vegetation.  Firefighters contained the fire within 21 minutes.

A total of ten (10) apparatus with 29 personnel from MOFD and Contra Costa County Fire responded to the scene.  Firefighters will remain at the scene overnight extinguishing hotspots, overhauling the fire, and salvaging property.

No injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is still under investigation.