On February 16, 2017 shortly after 1700 hours, the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District conducted a promotional ceremony. Prior to the start of the Fire Commission meeting, Fire Chief Brian Gorski announced the promotions of Lieutenant Mike Bloski to the rank of Captain, Lieutenant Bobby Thayer to the rank of Captain, 1st Class Firefighter/EMT Brian Hodges to Lieutenant and 1st Class Firefighter/EMT Ed Tumolo to the rank of Lieutenant.
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Responds to Storm Damage as a result of the Severe Weather that hit the area
At 7:50 PM on January 22, 2017 Manatee County was placed under a Tornado Warning and shortly after this warning around 8:00 P.M. a line of severe weather and strong winds hit our area and did cause damage to a mobile home located in the Casa Loma Mobile Home Park.
On January 17, 2017 at 1100 hours, the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District held a retirement ceremony for Firefighter/EMT Bert Carpenter. Firefighter/EMT Bert Carpenter completed 19 years with Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District. FF/EMT Carpenter was assigned to C-Shift Station #3.
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Battles a 3 Alarm Fire at the Mexicana Flea Market on Christmas Eve
On Saturday, December 24, 2016 at 1309 hours, the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District Engine 312, Engine 311, Engine 321, Medic 13 and Battalion 3 responded to a report of a commercial...
On December 20, 2016, the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District took delivery of a new 2016 Impel Engine. This new Engine will replace the existing Engine 311. This will be the...