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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
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District and Sarasota County Fire Department Provide a “Show & Tell” for a Special Boy, Colton Lawson
On Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 at 0930 hours the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District and Sarasota County Fire Department participated in a joint “Show & Tell” event for a special boy, Colton...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%