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Upcoming Events

  1. Pension Board Meeting

    August 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  2. Commission Board Meeting

    August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Pension Board Meeting

    September 8 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Recent News

Notice of meeting

PUBLIC MEETING HELD DURING PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY DUE TO COVID-19 Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commissioners (“Board”) of the Southern Manatee Fire & Rescue District (“District”) will hold Emergency Meetings of the Board of Commissioners every...

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Quick Stats: June 2020

Incidents and Calls Reported

Average response time (in minutes)

Value of Property Saved (YTD)

Incident Breakdown

  • Fire 5% 5%
  • Rescue & EMS 67% 67%
  • Hazard (No Fire) 3% 3%
  • Service Call 6% 6%
  • Good Intent 9% 9%
  • False Alarm 10% 10%

“Protecting lives and property by providing a superior level of service through prevention and emergency response to the public.”