Wildfire Evacuation Meeting

On Monday evening, February 11, 2019, Chief Dave Winnacker of the Moraga-Orinda Fire District made a presentation at our Monthly Meeting regarding the Evacuation Exercises recently held in Moraga and Orinda. He also addressed the new technologies that MOFD is...

Search & Rescue Exercise

On a cold, wet Monday evening, we exercised a callout response to find a lost family, mother Betty, 3 year old son, Kyle, and infant Anne. An engine company from MOFD was on hand to observe and give pointers to the responding CERTs. The family was spread out over...

Moraga Evacuation Exercise

On Saturday, 15 December 2018, Moraga-Orinda Fire District, Moraga Police, Orinda Police, Lamorinda CERT, Contra Costa Community Warning System and supporting agencies practiced evacuation of the 521 homes within Moraga Country Club that chose to participate in the...

Evacuation Tips

The recent wildfires in Napa, Sonoma, Mendocino, Lake and other counties with their associated fatalities and loss of homes reminds us to be ready to evacuate on extremely short notice. Lamorinda CERT, in conjunction with Fire, EMS and Law Enforcement, has prepared a...

Wildfire notifications

The wildfires in Napa, Sonoma and Mendocino counties remind us of the critical need to receive telephone alerts as early as possible so that we can evacuate before the fire overwhelms us. As more and more people drop their landline telephones and rely solely on cell...