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On Thursday December 5th, 2019, from 0700 hours to 1430 hours Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District and Sarasota Memorial Hospital conducted a “Hands-only CPR classes” to high school students at Booker High School. This event ran from 0700 to 1430 hours and each class...read more
SMFR participates in the 3rd International Firefighters Congress in Bogotá, Colombia over the use of Drones in Hazardous Materials response.
Recently, Firefighter/EMT Rich Gatanis was invited to speak at the 3rd International Firefighters Congress in Bogotá, Colombia in reference to our use of...read more
Sarasota County Fire Department & Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Respond to an Anhydrous Ammonia Leak Early this morning at 0558 hours, Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Hazardous...read more
Quick Stats: August 2019
Incidents and Calls Reported
Average response time (in minutes)
Value of Property Saved (YTD)
- Fire 1% 1%
- Rescue & EMS 65% 65%
- Hazard (No Fire) 6% 6%
- Service Call 4% 4%
- Good Intent 11% 11%
- False Alarm 12% 12%