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Upcoming Events

  1. Commission Board Meeting

    April 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  2. Pension Board Meeting

    May 14 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  3. Rate Establishment Hearing/Board Meeting

    May 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Recent News

Hazmat Exercise at the Florida Railroad Museum

On March 20, 2019, SMFR crews participated with the Manatee County Emergency Management and 20 other public safety agencies in the 2019 First In Exercise at the Florida Railroad Museum. SMFR crews along with the Parrish Fire Rescue, Hillsborough County Fire Rescue,...

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Quick Stats: March 2019

Incidents and Calls Reported

Average response time (in minutes)

Value of Property Saved (YTD)

Incident Breakdown

  • Fire 3% 3%
  • Rescue & EMS 73% 73%
  • Hazard (No Fire) 2% 2%
  • Service Call 4% 4%
  • Good Intent 9% 9%
  • False Alarm 8% 8%

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