30 year awards

On July 21 2022 Southern Manatee Fire and Rescue awarded Lt. Melvin Bonds and Cpt. Adam Chevalier certificates and ribbons for 30 years of service with the department.  Please join us in congratulating Lt. Bonds and Cpt. Chevalier on this achievement.   [gallery...

Chihuahua rescue

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...

New employees join SMFR

We are pleased to introduce the newest additions to the Southern Manatee Fire Rescue family.  Firefighter Paramedic Christopher McKinniss and Firefighter Paramedic Easton Evans both joined us in the 3rd quarter of 2021.

Upcoming Events

  1. Pension Board Meetings

    December 13 @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  2. Commission Meeting

    December 15 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
  3. Commission Meeting

    January 19, 2023 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm