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Sep 11

Pension Board Meeting

September 11 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
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Sep 13

Adopt Tentative Millage Rate & Budget

September 13 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Sep 20

Tax Appeals Adoption, Millage Rate & Budget

September 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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Oct 09

Pension Board Meeting

October 9 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
Sarasota

Recent News

SMFR Firefighters Support Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month

Last year, during the month of August, SMFR personnel participated in a district wide Firefighter Cancer Awareness campaign. With the help of our fellow fire districts, Local 2546, and SMFR we raised over $6,000.00 for the Firefighter Cancer Support Network. So, to all that participated last year; thank you.

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Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Conducts Awards Ceremony

On July 19, 2018 the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue Fire District at their Commission meeting held their awards ceremony. The District awarded the following personnel with the Phoenix Award for resuscitating five (5) cardiac arrest patients during the month of May 2018; Lieutenant Dan Anderson, Firefighter/EMT Keusch, Firefighter/EMT Baserva; Lieutenant Tony Hauck, Firefighter/EMT Mike Murphy, Firefighter/EMT Velazquez, Firefighter/EMT Dunois; Lieutenant Foss, Firefighter/Paramedic Young, Firefighter/EMT Sedgley, Firefighter/EMT Kenniff, Firefighter/EMT Burghdurf.

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Quick Stats: July 2018

Incidents and Calls Reported

Average response time (in minutes)

Value of Property Saved (YTD)

Incident Breakdown

  • Fire 4%
  • Rescue & EMS 63%
  • Hazard (No Fire) 5%
  • Service Call 4%
  • Good Intent 12%
  • False Alarm 13%

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