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Recent News

Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Promotional Ceremony

On February 16, 2017 shortly after 1700 hours, the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District conducted a promotional ceremony. Prior to the start of the Fire Commission meeting, Fire Chief Brian Gorski announced the promotions of Lieutenant Mike Bloski to the rank of Captain, Lieutenant Bobby Thayer to the rank of Captain, 1st Class Firefighter/EMT Brian Hodges to Lieutenant and 1st Class Firefighter/EMT Ed Tumolo to the rank of Lieutenant.

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Quick Stats: February 2017

Incidents and Calls Reported

Average response time (in minutes)

Value of Property Saved (YTD)

Incident Breakdown

  • Fire 4%
  • Rescue & EMS 76%
  • Hazard (No Fire) 2%
  • Service Call 4%
  • Good Intent 6%
  • False Alarm 9%

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