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...

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...

Overnight Fire Watch

Lamorinda CERT was called out to provide Fire Watch overnight to watch for flare-ups from the fire that burned behind Campolindo High School in Moraga yesterday. CERT teams were called out at 19:00 yesterday to provide 4 hour shifts from 20:00 until 08:00 this...