Notice of meeting

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...

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Braden River High School demonstration

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...

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MDA fundraising

On Feb 6th, 7th, and 8th Southern Manatee Fire and Rescue raised over $14,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association's fill the boot campaign!  Great Job!

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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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Food Truck Inspection class

On Monday 01/13/2020 Southern Manatee hosted the Food Truck Inspection class thru Event Managers. Inspectors and Fire Marshall’s throughout Manatee County attended this class to ensure safety and code enforcement with mobile food vendors.

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EMS Fire Drill

On Monday January 13th, Manatee County EMS, along with Engine 341, Engine 312, Ladder 339, Squad 328, Training 309, and Battalion 3 completed a joint drill at Training...

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Annual Holiday and Awards Banquet

On Saturday December 7th, 2019, from 1700 hours to 2100 hours Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District held their annual holiday and awards banquet at the Moose Lodge at 310 44th Avenue East. The food was provided by Sony’s BBQ. Due to winning once again 1st place at the...

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Hands-Only CPR Event Held at Booker High School

On Thursday December 5th, 2019, from 0700 hours to 1430 hours Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District and Sarasota Memorial Hospital conducted a “Hands-only CPR classes” to high school students at Booker High School. This event ran from 0700 to 1430 hours and each class...

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Anhydrous Ammonia Leak

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...

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