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Non-Emergency 843-527-6763

Poison Control 800-222-1222

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Welcome to the Georgetown City Fire Department. Here, it's all about service. Since our founding in 1798, the Georgetown City Fire Department has built a strong reputation for serving the citizens of Georgetown, South Carolina. From fire suppression and emergency first responders, to our emphasis on fire prevention and safety education, the department has always worked diligently to meet the changing needs of our community. This website is another channel through which we can deliver important information and services, in order to further serve the public.

Maryville Elementary, Fearless Fire Drills

We are very happy to announce that we had our first two classes from the Fearless Fire Drills program complete the program. Thank you so much Mrs. Merritt and Mrs. Hemeon for helping us teach these wonderful students and instructing them to respond promptly and correctly when the fire alarm goes off! Great job students and teachers!

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Hydrant Flow Schedule, October 2018

Here is a list of scheduled hydrant maintenance for the city.  This will be performed starting October 22 and scheduled to end on November 18.  Thanks for your cooperation and understanding as we work to test and maintain the hydrant system.


Deaf and Hearing Impaired Smoke Alarms

Did you know that there are deaf and hearing impaired smoke alarms? If you qualify, the state will provide you with one and we will assist them in installing them in your home. More information and applications can be found at: 

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General Cooking Precautions

General Cooking Precautions
• Stay in the kitchen when you are cooking - frying, broiling or boiling -  at high temperatures.
• Make your cooking area safe. Move things that can burn away from the stove. Turn pot handles toward the back so they can’t be bumped.
• Watch what you’re cooking. Use a timer when roasting a turkey or baking.
• Be prepared. Keep a large pan lid or baking sheet handy in case you need to smother a pan fire.
• Stay awake and alert while you’re cooking. If you see smoke or the grease starts to boil in your pan, turn the burner off.
• Prevent burns. Wear short sleeves when you cook, or roll them up. Don’t lean over the burner. Use potholders and oven mitts to handle hot cookware.

Flood Disaster Aid

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