Due to today’s high winds (Saturday March 23), burning will not be allowed.
The town of Georgetown is seeking qualified applicants for the position of full-time firefighter. Applications must be received by 5:00PM on January 30, 2019. Please see attached job announcement for more details.
Our open burning activation page is now working correctly (Friday 1/18 11:12am). We recommend that you use our activation page on a daily basis to activate your burning permit. We thank you for your patience while we got it back up and running.
We are currently experiencing an issue with online burning permit activation. We are working with our vendor to resolve the issue as quickly as possible. In the meantime, if you are looking to burn today (Friday, January 18th) and want to activate your permit, please contact the station at 978-352-5757 (until 12pm).
During the week of December 23 – December 29th, the Georgetown Fire Department responded to a total of 19 incidents. These included:
Alarm Activation – 2
Emergency Medical Services – 13
Animal Rescue – 1
Public Assistance – 2
Canceled in route/no services – 1
Chief Fred Mitchell and the Georgetown Fire Department would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas, and a safe and healthy New Year!
Chief Fred Mitchell, and the members of the Georgetown Fire Department would like to extend a huge thank you to Stephen Giamberadino of Conte and Giamberadino Funeral Home for the delicious holiday dinner they provided to the department on Wednesday, December 19th. The thoughtful gesture was truly appreciated by the membership.
The Georgetown Fire Department sends its condolences to the men and women of the Worcester Fire Department as they grieve the loss of one of their own today. Firefighter Christopher Roy died early this morning as a result of his injuries after becoming trapped while battling a five-alarm fire. Please keep the City of Worcester and the members of their fire department in your thoughts in prayers.
For the week beginning 11/11/18, the GTFD responded to 12 incidents and 4 calls for public assistance
Emergency Medical Services – 6
Motor Vehicle Accidents – 1
Gas Leak – 1
Carbon Monoxide Incident – 2
Public Assistance – 4
Alarm Activations – 2
During the 2-week period of October 28 – November 11 the Georgetown Fire Department responded to a total of 37 incidents or public service calls.
Cooking Fire – 2
Request for Emergency Medical Services – 16
Motor Vehicle Accidents – 3
Power Lines Down – 1
Alarm Activations – 10
Public Assistance – 5