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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.

City Hall Services

Effective Monday August 29th, City Hall Services will be open 8:30 am - 5:00 pm at 1134 N. Fraser Street (formerly SCB&T Building- across from Verizon Wireless). This includes Finance, Housing & Community Development and Administration.

All normal contact phone numbers for these services should be operational.

843-545-4001 Administration...
843-545-4007 Customer Service
843-545-4010 - Housing & Community Development

Search and Rescue Training

Over a course of several days in July the Georgetown City Fire Department conducted training with several scenarios which included Search, Rescue and Victim removal. Approximately 30 members in attendance.


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Technical Rescue Training

The Georgetown City Fire Department hosted this month’s Technical Rescue team training with 20 members attending from Georgetown City Fire, Midway Fire/Rescue, and Georgetown County Fire/EMS.  The training included several Scenarios which included  Low Angle Rescue; High angle rescue, Vehicle over an embankment and involved multiple victims as well as multiple scenarios occurring simultaneously:  Members used ICS skills, technical skills and worked as a team to complete all tasks at hand.  IMG 3842IMG 3841IMG 3850IMG 3852IMG 3854IMG 3856

South Strand Optimist Club’s

South Strand Optimist Club’s

Fourth Annual “Recognition of Public Safety Personnel” Program Congratulations to Firefighter/EMT Chris Rodgers.


Update City Hall Closing

Update on City Hall Closure


Foundation borings have continued through the day today and will resume again on Monday. All City services will continue operating at the Georgetown Police Department located at 2222 Highmarket Street until further notice.

The August 18th Regular City Council Meeting will be held at Municipal Court located at the Police Department at 5:30pm.
All regular Council meetings and workshops as well as any City Board meetings will take place at this location until further notice.

During the relocation of City Hall services to the Police Department, all utility cutoffs were held in abeyance. Beginning on Monday, August 15th, utility disconnects for nonpayment will resume.

We thank the public for their patience.