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 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…

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.…

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