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PRESS RELEASE Moraga-Orinda Fire District Moraga, CA Moraga-Orinda Fire District Launches Interactive Financial Transparency Platform Moraga-Orinda Fire District 1280 Moraga Way Moraga, CA 94556 Contact: Gloriann Sasser, Administrative Services Director; 925-258-4530 Release Date: November 17, 2016 OpenGov platform engages citizens with instant access to budget data MORAGA, CA - The Moraga-Orinda Fire District is announcing the launch of a new digital platform powered by OpenGov that provides citizens, elected officials, and staff unprecedented access to the District’s finances and performance information. The OpenGov (https://opengov.com/) platform transforms complex financial data into an interactive, digital format that enables better analysis and understanding of the District’s finances. The intuitive design makes it easier to explore how taxpayer money is collected. The platform may be accessed at http://www.mofd.org/about.. Full Story

PRESS RELEASE Moraga-Orinda Fire District Moraga, CA Vehicle and Vegetation Fire in Moraga Moraga-Orinda Fire District 1280 Moraga Way Moraga, CA 94556 Contact: Stephen Healy, Fire Chief; 925-258-4599 Release Date: October 18, 2016 MORAGA - On Tuesday, October 18, 2016, the Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD) responded to a reported vegetation fire in Moraga. The fire was reported at 1:32 pm, on Canyon Road in west Moraga. Upon arrival, Firefighters found a vegetation fire, and a vehicle accident with the involved vehicle on fire. An occupant of the vehicle was beside the burning vehicle in burning grass. The victim was removed by MOFD Firefighters and treated for extreme burn injuries. The victim was transported by a medical helicopter to a regional burn center. Approximately 2 acres of grass and brush was burned. The fire burned in a cattle ranch; no livestock was injured. No structures were threatened. The fire was contained at around 1:56 p.m. One MOFD Firefight.. Full Story

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