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Upcoming Events

  1. Commission Board Meeting

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

    March 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  3. Commission Board Meeting

    March 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Recent News

Spaghetti Dinner

During the Annual Fall Festival at Abel Elementary, Southern Manatee Fire Rescue provides the school with a gift certificate for their silent auction.  Whoever purchases the certificate would be given a fun filled night at our Station 1 and dinner with the...

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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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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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