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MOFD Division 1 race features stark differences between candidates
Independent candidate and Moraga businessman Nate Bell runs against union-backed Greg Baitx, a Moraga resident and firefighter with the East Contra Costa Fire Protection District, for the Division 1 seat on the Moraga-Orinda Fire District board of directors.
By Nick Marnell

Fire chief dismisses two employees for unauthorized political activity
Two Moraga-Orinda Fire District aides acted ...By Nick Marnell

Split MOFD board approves three-year labor contract with firefighters union
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District came within ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD campaign ad correction
A Sept. 19 Lamorinda Weekly campaign ad for ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD open house features fire prevention exhibits and activities
Fire prevention has everyone's attention, with some areas within the Moraga-Orinda Fire District lying in what Cal Fire calls a Very High Fire Hazard Severity Zone. MOFD Fire Marshal Kathy Leonard offers advice for all Lamorinda residents, whether living in a high ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD and the firefighters union come to tentative labor agreement
After nearly six months of negotiations, ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD welcomes Truck 44 into its apparatus fleet
That head-turning, bright red, articulated fire truck that has been on training runs in Moraga and Orinda streets for the past few weeks was put into service Sept. 10 at Moraga-Orinda Fire District Station 44. The $1.2 million truck is part of a major apparatus ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD hosts International Disaster Management Seminar
Disaster preparedness and response professionals from around the world converged on the Moraga-Orinda Fire District Aug. 20 seeking to enhance their ability to prepare for and respond to natural disasters. The district sponsored the final exercise of the 2018 U.S. ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD chief offers strategies to cope with PG&E power shutdowns
To allay concerns about power shutdowns that ...By Nick Marnell

Firefighter strike teams face new challenges
The Bay Area firefighters returning from deployments at the recent California wildfires agree: The fire behavior that they have seen this year is unlike anything they have ever witnessed.
By Nick Marnell

Fire Station 43: vertical movement at last
Moraga-Orinda Fire District Chief Dave Winnacker updated the board Aug. 15 on the Orinda fire station progress.
"The last of the concrete was poured on Aug. 13," the chief said. ...

Competitive MOFD board races shaping up
Two last-minute incumbent withdrawals and ...By Nick Marnell

MOFD firefighter suffers heart attack after wildfire deployment
A firefighter from the Moraga-Orinda Fire District who responded on a task force to a wildfire in Solano County has been released from the hospital after suffering a heart attack.
By Nick Marnell

Work progressing on Lafayette Fire Station 16, March opening still planned
The construction site may not appear to be a buzz of activity, but a Contra Costa County Fire Protection District official assured Lafayette residents that work on Fire Station 16 is moving along on schedule.
By Nick Marnell

Indian Valley safety concerns frustrate Canyon residents
Canyon residents flocked to the July 18 Moraga-Orinda Fire District board meeting to speak out against the proposed Moraga development at Indian Valley, many arguing that the district is recommending an unsafe fire access road that enters the development too close to ...By Nick Marnell

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