Georgetown Fire Department assisting on large state wildfires around California and Nevada

The Georgetown Fire Department is currently assisting on several large wildfires in California and Nevada. Our Office of Emergency Services Type 1 structural engine is transitioning from the Tamarack Fire (Alpine County, CA and Douglas County, NV) to the Dixie Fire (Butte County, CA). They are providing structural protection, along…

The Georgetown Fire Department, Engine 361, home for only 3 days before being redeployed to multiple vegetation fires in Southern California.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEAugust 5, 2020 The Georgetown Fire Department has sent a Type 3 wildland fire engine, along with engines from El Dorado Hills, Pioneer, Diamond Springs and Mosquito Fire Departments to Southern California to assist with multiple fires in the area. The 5 engine Strike Team was originally sent…

The Georgetown Fire Department crews return safely from 11 days on the fire line

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 31, 2020 The Georgetown Fire Department has sent a Type 3 wildland fire engine, to the Hog Fire in Lassen County.  The Georgetown crew, along with engines from Garden Valley, El Dorado Hills, Diamond Springs and an engine out of Amador County, provided structure protection, mopped…

The Georgetown Fire Department has deployed on their first major wildfire of the season

The Georgetown Fire Department has sent a Type 3 wildland fire engine, to the Hog Fire in Lassen County. The fire, which began on Saturday July 18th, grew from 650 acres to 5800 acres since Sunday. The department’s 4-person engine company left Georgetown at around 12:30 a.m. Monday morning, met…

Join a PG&E wildfire safety webinar

PG&E is hosting a series of online webinars for anyone who is interested in learning more about our Community Wildfire Safety Program. These virtual gatherings will allow community members to learn more about wildfire safety and emergency preparedness, meet with PG&E representatives, ask questions and share feedback. NOTE: PG&E is…

The Georgetown Fire Department responded on a Motorcycle accident on Wentworth Springs

The Georgetown Fire Department responded to a motorcycle down on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at 2:30 p.m., on Wentworth Springs near the Buckeye Restaurant. A 24 year old male laid his motorcycle down and sustained injuries to his right side. Crews called for a medical helicopter. CalStar was landed at…

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…

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…

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