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On 04/20/2022 SMFR “A” shift was dispatched to a working structure fire in the Briarwood subdivision. All occupants were out of the structure, but the family pet was not located during the evacuation. Crews made entry and while one crew was battling the fire the...
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue would like to announce the hiring of 5 new firefighters. The new hires are filling vacancies created as a result of recent retirements and internal promotions. Firefighter/Paramedic Luis Penarenas Firefighter/Paramedic Justin Woods...
Southern Manatee Fire Rescue would like to congratulate Paul Wojcik on his promotion to Inspector. The administration looks forward to this newest addition to the Prevention Bureau and knows Paul will do an outstanding job. Please join us in congratulating Inspector...
Quick Stats: April 2022
Incidents and Calls Reported
Average response time (in minutes)
Value of Property Saved (YTD)
- Fire 4% 4%
- Rescue & EMS 69% 69%
- Hazard (No Fire) 2% 2%
- Service Call 7% 7%
- Good Intent 9% 9%
- False Alarm 9% 9%