The District is pleased to announce the recruitment for the position of Firefighter-Paramedic. Firefighter-Paramedics are assigned to the suppression division and perform a wide variety of “all-risk” tasks including emergency and non-emergency functions. Typical duties include fire suppression; ALS emergency medical services; technical, trench and water rescue; hazardous materials mitigation; fire prevention; public service; and public education. Employment applications will be accepted beginning September 16, 2014. Please visit our Employment Opportunities ( page for additional information... Full Story

It’s Fire Prevention Week (Oct 5 - 11, 2014) — help us sound the alarm that working smoke alarms save lives. Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month! Did you know that many people don’t test their smoke alarms as often as they should? When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. You need working smoke alarms to give you time to get out. Test yours every month! Join the Moraga-Orinda Fire District at the Fall Open House and Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, October 4th, from 8am-12pm (breakfast is served at 8:30am), at Station 41 – 1280 Moraga Way, Moraga. Kids and adults can meet their local firefighters, tour the fire trucks, gather important fire safety and disaster preparedness information from MOFD and other local agencies. Smokey the Bear and Sparky the Fire Dog will make special guest appearances throughout the day. We will have a child ID and fingerprinting station, a bounce house, popcorn and much more! The pancake breakfast is .. Full Story

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