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A mission of Fire Prevention is to provide fire investigation and law enforcement services to the citizens of Georgetown through complete and thorough investigations, evidence collection and professional expert testimony in court proceedings. Fire Prevention is responsible for investigating suspicious fires and explosions throughout the city. Nationally, arson (and suspected

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The Georgetown City Council passed an ordinance authorizing fire service cost recovery from insurance providers on January 2001. Georgetown follows the lead of other cities in the area, including: Round Rock, Hutto, Cedar Park, Leander, Liberty Hill, Pflugerville, Jollyville, and San Angelo. More than 61 fire departments in Central Texas and 266

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For information on fire extinguisher training, please contact Fire Prevention at 512 930-8092. Used properly, a portable fire extinguisher can save lives and property by putting out a small fire or containing it until the fire department arrives. Portable extinguishers for home use, however, are not designed to fight large

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About the Firewise Communities Program Brush, grass or forest fires don’t have to be disasters. The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Firewise Communities program encourages local solutions for wildfire safety by involving homeowners, community leaders, planners, developers, firefighters, and others in the effort to protect people and property from wildfire

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Please note the following important information regarding fireworks! Fireworks Use Not Allowed 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. Use of fireworks could result in fines of up

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Homeowners’ Insurance and Fire Services The Insurance Service Office has classified Georgetown as a split class of 2/8B The Insurance Services Office (ISO) is the regulatory agency which sets fire insurance rates for communities. Communities are rated on a scale of 1 to 10, with 1 being the best rating

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The Knox System allows firefighters immediate access to locked buildings, storage rooms, elevators, and other secured areas without causing property damage from forced entry procedures. The Knox-Box is purchased by the property owner and mounted near the building entrance. The box contains keys, electronic access cards, floor plans, Haz-Mat data

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Please note the following Operational Burn Permit notice: Georgetown Fire Department requires an operational permit inside the city limits and within the ESD#8 for outdoor burning. We have moved to an online permitting process. The applicant must meet the all of the guidelines in the state and local Outdoor Burning Regulations listed below,

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