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.

Georgetown Fire Department responded to a Traffic Collision on 12-28-19

The Georgetown Fire Department, along with units from Garden Valley Fire and Cal Fire responded to a Traffic Collision on Saturday night at 9:41 p.m.  at Wentworth Springs in the area of Chipmunk Trail.  Crews found an SUV impaled on a tree with significant intrusion into the driver's door area. This pinned the driver, an … Continue reading Georgetown Fire Department responded to a Traffic Collision on 12-28-19

The Georgetown Fire Department is hosting their first Town Hall Meeting

What: Community Safety Town Hall MeetingSubject: Homeowner Fire Insurance Cost, Coverage, Cancellations, Increases and California Fair PlanWhen: Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.Where: IOOF Hall in GeorgetownWho: Aurora Mullett, Intrinsic Insurance And a panel of local Insurance and Real Estate Professionals to answer questions The Georgetown Fire Department (GFD) will be … Continue reading The Georgetown Fire Department is hosting their first Town Hall Meeting

The Georgetown Fire Protection District is watching the American River Fire Protection District process very closely and announces future Town Hall Meetings

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 24, 2019 The Georgetown Fire Protection District (GFPD) is watching very closely the formation of the American River Fire Protection District (ARFPD).  Georgetown Fire works very closely with the Garden Valley Fire Protection District (GVFPD) and will obviously be affected by any changes in the operations of the newly named ARFPD.  … Continue reading The Georgetown Fire Protection District is watching the American River Fire Protection District process very closely and announces future Town Hall Meetings

Georgetown Fire Department has a new Fire Chief

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Georgetown Fire Department will be hosting a Badge Pinning Ceremony and Meet & Greet for our New Fire Chief Saturday, September 21, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. IOOF Hall, 6240 Main St. in Georgetown Light Refreshments will be served The Georgetown Fire Department invites our community to a Badge Pinning Ceremony and … Continue reading Georgetown Fire Department has a new Fire Chief

Georgetown Fire enters into temp contract with CALFIRE

January 3, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE The Georgetown Fire District Board of Directors agreed to enter into an interim administrative contract with CALFIRE for a period of six months beginning January 3, 2019. This agreement is known as the Amador Plan allows for Cal Fire and local government fire districts to work cooperatively to share … Continue reading Georgetown Fire enters into temp contract with CALFIRE