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MANATEE COUNTY, FL (March 31, 2020) – Manatee County Public Safety officials today stepped up efforts to keep first responders safe during the COVID-19 response in coming weeks with a direct appeal to both business owners and Manatee County residents. Preventing...
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...
Yesterday Squad 328 was invited to Braden River High School to demonstrate how SMFR is integrating drone technology into our hazmat response. The students were part of the technology, engineering and environmental sciences classes and many were also members of the...
Quick Stats: April 2020
Incidents and Calls Reported
Average response time (in minutes)
Value of Property Saved (YTD)
- Fire 4% 4%
- Rescue & EMS 67% 67%
- Hazard (No Fire) 2% 2%
- Service Call 8% 8%
- Good Intent 11% 11%
- False Alarm 7% 7%