Open Burning Season Has Closed!
Open burning season is now closed. Open burning in Massachusetts is permitted between January 15th and May 1st of each year. Check back in 2014 for information on how to obtain your seasonal permit.
BEAT THE BEEP
Carbon Monoxide detectors have a lifespan of approximately 7 years. In 2006, Massachusetts implemented "Nicole's Law" requiring CO detectors in all homes. As we usher in 2013, many of these detectors have reached their useful lifespan. Click on the picture above to find out how to determine if your CO detector needs replacing. (Adobe PDF required).
Gel Fuel Recall
The US Consumer Product Safety Commission in conjunction with nine manufactors and distributors of Gel Fuel has issued a voluntary recall. Please click here (adobe pdf viewer required) to read more about the recall.
SAFETYNET by LoJack Comes to Georgetown
The Town of Georgetown Fire Department is proud to bring the SafetyNet by LoJack service to the Town of Georgetown, offering peace of mind for caregivers of people at risk of wandering. When someone you love is affected by autism, Alzheimer's, Down syndrome, dementia or other cognitive conditions, the chance of him or her wandering and becoming lost is potentially high, and may lead to tragic consequences. Working hand in hand with public safety agencies, the SafetyNet service helps quickly find and bring your loved one home, providing you with additional protection and peace of mind. Click here to learn more.
*GEORGETOWN FIRE DEPARTMENT RECRUITMENT DRIVE*
Click on the above image for more information on the Georgetown Fire Department and information on becoming a Georgetown Firefighter
|The Georgetown Fire Department is a municipal call fire department located in the town of Georgetown, Massachusetts and is comprised of two privately owned Fire Companies, the Central Fire Company and the Erie Four Fire Association.
The Central Fire Company was formed in 1923 and resides in the Public Safety building with Georgetown's Police Department. It currently has about 25 active Fire Fighting members, and growing.
|The Georgetown Fire Department operates out of 2 fire stations with 3 engines, 1 Ladder Truck, 1 Medium Duty Rescue Truck and many other various support apparatus.
The Georgetown Fire Department receives funding from a town budget, federal and state grants, as well as private donations. We operate utilizing a combination of current NFPA and traditional methodologies and tactics.
|The Georgetown Fire Department. responds to more than 800 calls per year, of varying types. Calls consist of emergency medical calls, structure fires, motor vehicle accidents, as well as general rescue calls. Pairing up emergency response of fires, medical, and rescue calls with fire prevention helps to provide a safe environment for all the citizens of Georgetown. Georgetown's Fire Department
also has an aggressive fire prevention division and a strong public education program to help prevent fires and injury in Georgetown.
Interested in helping out? To join the Georgetown Fire Department click here.