Manatee County Chiefs’ Association Awards

Congratulations to those receiving acknowledgement from the Manatee Fire Chiefs’ Association for their work during Hurricane Ian. BC Adam Perry Lt. Derek Foss FF/Paramedic Bill Pratt FF Randy Smith FF Dave Sedgley Rick Blanco received the Manatee Fire...

Passing of Retired Fire Chief James T. Steffens

Steffens It is with deep sorrow that we announce the passing of Fire Chief James T. Steffens, a dedicated and revered leader who served 10 years of service with unwavering commitment to Oneco Tallevast Fire Control District & Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District....

20 Years of service awards

We are delighted to extend our heartfelt congratulations to FireFighter Rich Gatanis and Lieutenant Justin Sperko for their remarkable 20 years of dedicated service at our fire department. Your unwavering commitment and expertise have been invaluable to our team, and...

October is Fire Prevention Safety Month

CookingSafety ETRCookingEnglish ETRCookingSpanishLatino October is Fire Prevention Safety Month. This years NFPA motto is Cooking Safety Starts with YOU. Southern Manatee Fire Rescue wants you to join us to STAY SAFE. See the attached Newsletters and information...

Ladder 339 goes ALS

Today we upgraded the services of Ladder 339 to Advanced Life Support (ALS), this is a set of life-saving protocols and skills that extend beyond Basic Life Support (BLS)
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