Recent Incidents

Georgetown Fire Department is an all risk fire department. We respond to all emergencies within the fire district. Incidents that have a related post will appear here. Not all incidents generate a post.

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Vegetation Fires

  • Country Incident – Vegetation Fire
    Last Update: 9/4/2019 @ 10:49 Location: Highway 193 and Penobscot Rd, east of CoolLat/Long: [38.902821, -120.935299] Date Started: 9/3/2019Current Acreage: 85 acresPercent Contained: 30%Cause: Under InvestigationFuel Type: GrassGeorgetown Fire Resources at scene: ALL Georgetown units have been released from the incident. Forward spread stopped. Evacuation orders remain in place. Evacuation Center is at the Cool … Read more

Structure Fires


Traffic Collisions

  • 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 … Read more
  • 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 … Read more
  • Solo Vehicle Accident on Wentworth Springs Rd.
    Georgetown Fire Department, with Garden Valley Fire, Cal Fire, and CAL Fire responded yesterday to a single-vehicle traffic accident. The solo occupant was transported by ground ambulance to the hospital. CHP responded and the vehicle was towed from the scene.
  • motorcycle accident, North of Volcanoville Rd. on Wentworth Springs Rd.
    Georgetown Fire Department, along with crews from the El Dorado National Forest and CHP responded on a motorcycle accident, North of Volcanoville Rd. on Wentworth Springs Rd. at 12:50 p.m. today.  A 24 year old male laid his motorcycle down and suffered substantial road rash and possible head/neck injuries.  He was flown to Sutter-Roseville medical … Read more