Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District is seeking Professional Architectural and Engineering Services to Renovate Fire Station #2. Interested firms can download by clicking on this link “RFQ#2020-01” or pick up an RFQ packet at Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Administration Building 2451 Trailmate Drive, Sarasota, Florida. Deadline for responding back to the District is 2:00 p.m. on February 24, 2020.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Pension Board Meeting

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

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

    March 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am

Recent News

Lake Bridge Falls attended a CPR / AED class

On Wednesday 01/15/2020 members of Lake Bridge Falls attended a CPR / AED class. Firefighter Paramedic Paul Wojcik and Bobby Thayer instructed members on how to handle these cardiac emergencies to better prepare them for pre-arrival care before...

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Food Truck Inspection class

On Monday 01/13/2020 Southern Manatee hosted the Food Truck Inspection class thru Event Managers. Inspectors and Fire Marshall’s throughout Manatee County attended this class to ensure safety and code enforcement with mobile food vendors.

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Quick Stats: December 2019

Incidents and Calls Reported

Average response time (in minutes)

Value of Property Saved (YTD)

Incident Breakdown

  • Fire 2% 2%
  • Rescue & EMS 73% 73%
  • Hazard (No Fire) 3% 3%
  • Service Call 3% 3%
  • Good Intent 10% 10%
  • False Alarm 9% 9%

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