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Proactive Lafayette property owners helped prevent a catastrophe
The drone shot from the Lafayette Police Department shows the aftermath of the Aug. 1 vegetation fire on Reliez Valley Road. The charred, 1.5-acre circular area in the center shows that the fire avoided the homes that ringed the blaze.
By Nick Marnell




Lafayette portion of North Orinda Shaded Fuel Break completed
Work began the week of July 20 on the North Orinda Shaded Fuel Break, a $4 million state-funded program managed by the Moraga-Orinda Fire District to remove hazardous fuels from a 1,500-acre stretch of land extending from Tilden Park to near Acalanes High School. By ...By Nick Marnell



ConFire responds to grand jury report on fire inspections
A Contra Costa County civil grand jury found ...By Nick Marnell



Smoke alarm recall
The California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection advised of a smoke alarm recall issued late July by Universal Security Instruments and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. The company has received reports of 132 smoke alarms that did not properly ...By Nick Marnell



MOFD floats radical concept to effectuate weed abatement
Moraga-Orinda Fire District Chief Dave ...By Nick Marnell



MOFD red tags 320 properties for fire code violations
In light of the catastrophic wildfires over ...By Nick Marnell



ConFire experiments with four-person truck crews
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection ...By Nick Marnell



Fuel break kickoff features successful test of MOFD-developed warning system
The Moraga-Orinda Fire District and its program partners July 11 kicked off the North Orinda Shaded Fuel Break project, a state-funded effort to prevent a catastrophic wildfire by removing dangerous fuels along a 14-mile ridge from Tilden Park to Acalanes High School. ...By Nick Marnell



Fire districts prepare for PG&E planned power shutoffs
As they are for any hazard, the Lamorinda ...By Nick Marnell



Lafayette Fire Station 16: The long and winding road
Eight words from the deputy fire chief ...By Nick Marnell



Fire prevention rises toward celebrity status at MOFD
To bolster its fire prevention efforts, the ...By Nick Marnell



MOFD conducts first controlled burn exercise in Moraga
Still frightened by the 2018 grass fire near Buckingham Drive, Moraga residents questioned the timing and the safety of a controlled burn conducted by the Moraga-Orinda Fire District on property recently purchased in the town by the John Muir Land Trust.
By Nick Marnell



Bauer-Kahan not in step with Lamorinda on housing bills
When asked about her stance on local government control over housing by this newspaper in October, District 16 Assemblywoman Rebecca Bauer-Kahan, D-Orinda, who went on to defeat incumbent Catharine Baker in the general election, spoke unequivocally. "We cannot take ...By Nick Marnell



Grand jury comes down on ConFire over fire inspections and record keeping
A Contra Costa County grand jury issued a ...By Nick Marnell



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