Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

CHECK BACK OFTEN FOR UPDATES El Dorado County Shelter in Place DirectiveSafety Coloring ContestGEO Fire Press Release 3/19/2020Stop the SpreadĀ (CDC Flyer .pdf) First, we want to assure you that GFD is taking the concerns over the Virus seriously. We are participating in a daily conference call with 80 county health officials. If you have or … Continue reading Coronavirus (Covid-19) Update

The Georgetown Fire Department is being proactive concerning the COVID-19 virus and announce safety coloring contest for all kids being kept at home.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Georgetown Fire Department has put in place safety precautions during the COVID 19, Corona Virus situation. We have locked down our stations.  Citizens may knock or call but all doors will remain closed and locked for the time being.We will continue to respond on all emergency calls but will be taking … Continue reading The Georgetown Fire Department is being proactive concerning the COVID-19 virus and announce safety coloring contest for all kids being kept at home.

Georgetown Fire Safety Coloring Contest

In an effort to keep contact with our community and give the community's children a way to stay involved with the fire department, we are announcing our safety coloring contest. Younger children can choose one or more of the coloring pages off of our website to color, scan/take a picture and email back to Georgetown … Continue reading Georgetown Fire Safety Coloring Contest

The Georgetown Fire Department responded to our first vegetation fire of the year on Friday

The Georgetown Fire Department, along with CAL FIRE units, responded to a small vegetation fire at just before noon today. The fire was in the area of Sliger Mine Rd. and Spanish Dry Diggins. The fire was a controlled burn that got out of control.

Battle of the Badges Chili Cook-Off

The Georgetown Fire Department is participating in the Battle of the Badges Chili Cook-Off for the first time this Saturday, February 22, 2020 The Georgetown Fire Department has partnered with The Divide Restaurant to participate in the 3rd annual Battle of the Badges Chili Cook-Off on Saturday, February 22, 2020 at the El Dorado County … Continue reading Battle of the Badges Chili Cook-Off

Remote Area Rescue Quad accident on February 1, 2020

The Georgetown Fire Department, along with units from CAL FIRE, Garden Valley Fire, as well helicopters from CHP and CALSTAR, responded to a quad accident at 4:49 p.m. yesterday. The first unit located the patient at 5:21 p.m. after an extensive search involving crews converging from 3 different routes. A civilian off-road motorcyclist was with … Continue reading Remote Area Rescue Quad accident on February 1, 2020

Georgetown Fire Department responded to a fire at Georgetown School yesterday

I continue to be impressed with my department, partner agencies and our community. The school did a great job of evacuating and being available to the fire department. Georgetown Fire had a great response with 10 personnel and assistance from several of our fire service partners.

The Georgetown Fire Department responded to a Traffic Collision on 1-10-20

The Georgetown Fire Department, along with units from Garden Valley Fire and Diamond Springs Fire responded to a Traffic Collision on Friday night at 10:42 p.m. on Wentworth Springs in the area of Stag Lane.