The Georgetown Fire Department has vehicle and debris fire in the midst of increasing call activity

The Georgetown Fire Department responded to a vehicle fire on Wednesday, April 29th in the 400 block of Cougar Ln. at 6:36 a.m.  The fire began in a Dodge pickup with a camper and extended to some debris and a work trailer.  Garden Valley Fire Department and CAL FIRE units also responded and assisted Georgetown … Continue reading The Georgetown Fire Department has vehicle and debris fire in the midst of increasing call activity

El Dorado County TOWN HALL: Vegetation Management & Defensible Space

THURSDAY, MAY 14, 20206:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.Online Meeting via ZOOM See flyer for more information Meeting Topics to Include: Countywide Vegetation Management & Defensible Space ProgramWhat is defensible space?Ordinance RequirementsGood Neighbor Policy2020 Defensible Space Inspection AreasEducation & ResourcesCompliance & Enforcement For more information visit: https://edcgov.us/Government/CAO/VegetationManagementEmail: vegetation@edcgov.usPhone: (530) 621-4663

The Georgetown Fire Department encourages the use of 911 for all types of emergencies

The Georgetown Fire Department has noticed an increase in the use of Social Media for notification of emergencies.  Calling 911 is the best way for anyone to call for help during an emergency.  Calling 911 during an emergency can provide your fire department and or the Sheriff's Office with additional information.  911 provides immediate location … Continue reading The Georgetown Fire Department encourages the use of 911 for all types of emergencies

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

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 Spread (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 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.

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.