Outdoor Burn Ban Lifted for Areas Outside City Limits

Updated: Williamson County Judge Dan Gattis lifted the burn ban for unincorporated areas of Williamson County on March 10. Even though the burn ban has been lifted, no outdoor burning of combustible materials will be allowed during critical fire danger days and red flag warning days. Go to the Texas Forest Service website for fire danger status. A burn ban was issued […]


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CPR by Daughter Key for Cardiac Survivor

Georgetown Fire Chief John Sullivan recently honored a local woman after her daughter and Georgetown firefighters saved her life in the minutes after she experienced a heart attack. Chief Sullivan told the story of Sharon Turner at a City Council meeting earlier this month. “Back in December, she was at her home and she succumbed […]


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Civil Service Commission Vacancy- Accepting Applications

The City of Georgetown is now accepting applications to fill vacant or expiring terms on the Civil Service Commission. Description: The Civil Service Commission is responsible for adopting, maintaining and enforcing rules governing the hiring and promotional process and serves as a disciplinary appeal board for civil service employees in the Georgetown Fire and Police […]


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Fireworks Prohibited in City

The Georgetown Fire Department reminds residents that City of Georgetown ordinances prohibit the use of fireworks in the city limits of Georgetown or within 5,000 feet of city limits. Neither the possession nor the discharge of fireworks is legal in the City. Each can lead to fines of up to $2,000. Areas within 5,000 feet […]


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Breakfast with Santa December 14

The 13th annual pancake Breakfast with Santa is Saturday, December 14 at the Community Center, 445 E. Morrow Street. Georgetown firefighters will be making pancakes and sausage served with juice and coffee. The event is 7:30 to 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Georgetown Fire Department, Rotary Club of Georgetown – Sun City, […]


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Georgetown Hosts Pipe Band Clinic on Nov. 8

The Georgetown Fire Department Pipes and Drums Band will host a statewide clinic for bagpipes and drums bands on Friday, November 8. The clinic is from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at First Baptist Church, 1333 W. University Avenue in Georgetown. Members from several fire department pipe bands across Texas will be in attendance, traveling […]


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Georgetown 3rd on Best American Suburbs Ranking

A recent analysis of 75 cities in the top 25 U.S. metro areas ranked Georgetown third on the list. The top ten list of America’s Best Suburbs, placing Georgetown at no. 3 in the country, was done by Movoto, a real estate company in California. The ranking was based on several factors including shopping, dining, […]


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Fire Dept Survival Training at Playscape: Photos

The Georgetown Parks Department began deconstructing the Creative Playscape at San Gabriel Park last week. The City is in the process of redesigning and rebuilding the play structure. But before the work on the playscape started, its tight spaces served as a survival training facility for the Georgetown Fire Department. Last week, Georgetown firefighters completed […]


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Memorial Stair Climb on 9/11 in Georgetown

Georgetown firefighters and police officers will participate in a memorial stair climb at Georgetown ISD football stadium on Wednesday, September 11. The climb is done each year as a tribute to first responders who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Participants will climb the equivalent of 110 stories—the height of the World Trade Center […]


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Fire Department Promotions

Ten firefighters were promoted in a Georgetown Fire Department ceremony conducted by Georgetown Fire Chief John Sullivan on Monday evening. Four new hires to the department also were sworn-in to start their first year as a firefighter on probationary status. Lane Mills (left) and James Cullar (right) were promoted from driver engineer to lieutenant. Firefighters […]


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