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

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.

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.

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.