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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.

2018 Trick or Treat on Front Street

Join us at Broad and Front streets on October 31 from 5:00 to 7:00 PM.  We will be handing out candy and cool bracelets that glow in the dark and have fire safety messages on them. We hope eveyone has a fun and safe Halloween night!

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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.

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Know Your Zone to Evacuate!

KNOW YOUR ZONE!

One of the hardest decisions to make when a hurricane approaches is whether to stay put or travel hundreds of miles inland. To help you make the best decision possible, a new study conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the first of its kind since Hurricane Hugo in 1989, redefines the evacuation zones in Horry and Georgetown counties.

The new evacuation zones are based on a hurricane's storm surge potential, not the wind speed. That makes sense since flooding, not wind, does the most damage and kills the most people.

The new study, based on better topography data, current road networks and the latest population growth, shows more people who haven't been required to evacuate during past hurricanes will have to do so now. Georgetown County has three surge evacuation zones, shown on the map below — and you need to KNOW YOUR ZONE! Remember, if you are ordered to evacuate, it's because there's a real possibility of storm surge reaching your home.

Evacuation Zone A - Areas East of Highway 17 to the Atlantic Ocean from the South Santee River and North to the Horry County line, including Sandy Island; areas East of Dawhoo Lake and South of Walker Road and Powell Road to the South Santee River; all low-lying areas along the Waccamaw River, Great Pee Dee River, Black River, and Sampit River South of Highway 521 (17A), including Maryville; and all mobile home residents in the county.

Evacuation Zone B - Areas East of Dawhoo Lake and South of Walker Road to Powell Road to the South Santee River; all areas on the Atlantic Ocean side of Powell Road to Alt. US 17 to Highway 521 to Brick Chimney Road to State Highway 51 to Black River Road ending at the Black River; all low-lying areas along the Waccamaw River, Great Pee Dee River, and Black River, and all areas East of them to the coast; and all mobile home residents in the County.

Evacuation Zone C - Areas East of Dawhoo Lake and South of Walker Road to Powell Road to the South Santee River; all areas on the Atlantic Ocean side of Powell Road to Alt. US 17 to Highway 521 to Sawmill Road to Indian Hut Road to Carvers Bay Road (State Highway S-22-4) to Plantation Hill Road (State Highway 261) to Old Pee Dee Road to the Northern County Line; and all mobile home residents in the County.

 

http://www.georgetowncountysc.org/Emergency_Management/evacuationzones.html

Hurricane Storm Info

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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: 
www.firesafe.sc.gov/deaf_hardofhearingalarms.html

 
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