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Important numbers

Electricity044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard044 801 9111
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Published: 12 Dec 2018Title: GEORGE MUNICIPALITY WATER UPDATE: 12 DECEMBER 2018Status: Dam level: 89. 45% (up from 80.32% last week Wednesday);Rainfall since 5 December 2018: 21.5mm; Demand/usage: 32.81 megalitres (target 22Ml);Months water left: 11
Published: 28 Nov 2018Title: ACCESS TO GEORGE LIBRARY CALEDON ROADWORKSStatus: Due to roadworks in Caledon Street, access to George Library and Museum is currently via the sidewalk in front of church. From Courtenay Street, turn into Symmonds Street, left into Drostdy Lane and left into Caledon. Roadworks expected complete by 14 December, weather-depending.
Published: 27 Nov 2018Title: Municipal offices closed for year end functionsStatus: Please note certain municipal offices will be closed for departmental year end functions on seperate days on 29 November, 5 December, 7 December and 14 December. Please see News section for details.
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Electricity 044 874 3917
Water / Sanitation 044 801 9262/9266
Fire 044 801 6311
Refuse Removal 044 802 2900
Traffic / Licence 044 878 2400 / 044 801 9315
Law Enforcement 044 801 6350
GO GEORGE Call Centre 0800 044 044
George Municipality Switchboard 044 801 9111

Fire and Rescue

Overview

George Municipality provides emergency services including fire, rescue and disaster management to George and surrounding areas.

DEDICATED FIRE EMERGENCY TELEPHONE LINE: 044 801 6311 (All hours)

Phone: 044 801 6300

Address: Cathedral Street, George, Western Cape

Fire Chief: Neels Barnard  cjjbarnard@george.gov.za

George Fire Department is at all times the first responder to all fires in the George municipal area. On arrival the owner of the burning property is confirmed and informed of such if they are not yet on the scene, and the fire handed over to the relevant responsible entity if applicable.

 

According to the Municipal Structures Act, the George Municipality is responsible for all structural fires, motor vehicle accident rescue and open field fires inside the urban edge while Eden District Municipality is responsible for all open field and bush fires outside the urban edge, mountain fires and incidents of hazardous materials spills.

 

Last published 20 December 2017