Alert – U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana 

Location: Georgetown, Guyana- Le Ressouvenir Area

Event: The U.S. Embassy is monitoring an ongoing fire in the vicinity of Le Ressouvenir.  Currently the fire is contained to an empty field just east of Le Ressouvenir although conditions are suitable for escalation and possible spreading.  Air quality in Le Ressouvenir has significantly degraded and U.S. government personnel are advised to evacuate the area.  The Guyana Fire Department is actively working to contain the fire and we will continue to monitor this situation for updates.

Actions to take:

  • Avoid the Area
  • Seek Secure Shelter
  • Monitor Media for Updates


U.S. Embassy Georgetown, Guyana

100 Young and Duke Street, Georgetown

Emergencies: 592-225-4900

Non-emergency inquiries:


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