Press Release: Vegetation Fire in Lost Valley Drive Area

Posted: 09-Aug-2013

Moraga-Orinda Fire District
1280 Moraga Way
Moraga, CA  94556
Contact: Jerry Lee, Battalion Chief; 925-698-4514
Release Date:  August 8, 2013

ORINDA - On Thursday, August 8, 2013, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District responded to a 1-alarm vegetation fire on a steep slope in the area of Lost Valley Drive in Orinda.  The fire was reported at 4:19 p.m. with no structures threatened.  Firefighters accessed the fire with four-wheel drive fire engines. An estimated 3 acres was charred. Firefighters controlled the fire shortly after arrival.

A total of 7 apparatus with 24 personnel from MOFD, Contra Costa County Fire, CAL Fire, and East Bay Regional Parks responded to the scene.  No firefighter injuries were reported.

The cause of the fire is under investigation.