Press Release: Vegetation Fire Near Moraga Country Club

Posted: 01-Aug-2013

Moraga-Orinda Fire District
1280 Moraga Way
Moraga, CA  94556
Contact: Stephen Healy, Interim Fire Chief; 925-260-6360
Release Date:  July 31, 2013

MORAGA - On Wednesday, July 31, 2013, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District responded to a 1-alarm, slow-spreading vegetation fire on steep slope on a ridgeline in west Moraga.  The fire was reported at 3:27 p.m. with no structures threatened. Firefighters accessed the fire with four-wheel drive fire engines. An estimated 1 acre was charred. Firefighters controlled the fire at 3:57 p.m. 

A total of 9 apparatus with 32 personnel from MOFD, Contra Costa County Fire, CAL Fire, East Bay MUD, and East Bay Regional Parks responded to the scene.  No firefighter injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.