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FIRE DAMAGES ORINDA HOME Moraga-Orinda Fire District 1280 Moraga Way Moraga, CA 94556 Contact: Dennis Rein, Public Information Officer Release Date: May 17, 2016 ORINDA - Just after 7:00 AM on Friday, May 12, Moraga-Orinda Fire units were called to 32 Greenwood Ct. in Orinda. The first arriving fire engine found a two-story residential structure with fire showing on the second floor and through the roof. Firefighters were told that the home was in the process of being remodeled and that no one was home. The second story and attic were heavily damaged by the fire. A total of eleven engines and 40 Firefighters from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District and Contra Costa County Fire responded to the incident. The fire was declared under control at approximately 8:30 AM. There were no reported injuries. Firefighters from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District will be on the scene throughout the day completing overhaul operations. The cause of the fire is under inves.. Full Story

PRESS RELEASE Moraga-Orinda Fire District Moraga, CA ISO Public Protection Class Improves from 3 to 2 Moraga-Orinda Fire District 1280 Moraga Way Moraga, CA 94556 Contact: Stephen Healy, Fire Chief; 925-258-4599 Release Date: December 21, 2016 MORAGA - The Moraga-Orinda Fire District (MOFD) has received notification that its Insurance Services Office (ISO) Public Protection Classification (PPC) has improved from “3” to “2”. The change will take effect on April 1, 2017. The District’s ISO PPC had been a “3” since the District formed in 1997. The PPC for unincorporated areas (outside the City and Town) with no hydrants is now “2X” rather than “9”. According to the ISO, the PPC is a valuable benchmark for fire districts, and plays an important role in the underwriting process at insurance companies. Most U.S. insurers use the PPC when determining coverage and p.. Full Story

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