The Southern Manatee Fire Rescue District is presenting the following personal with ribbons and plaques to recognize there years of service.

Inspector Kenneth Reed – 25 Years of Service

Inspector Ronald Washington – 38 Years of Service

Battalion Chief Chris Gould – 30 Years of Service

Battalion Chief Herb Smith – 30 Years of Service

Executive Management Assistant Debbie Tuckerman  – 30 Years of Service

Training Chief Robert Thayer – 30 Years of Service

Assistant Chief Ricardo Blanco– 30 Years of Service

Fire Chief Robert Bounds – 25 Years of Service


The combined total experience is 238 with the fire service.  This award is more than a recognition of time spent working.  It is a statement of knowledge, dedication, and excellence all while serving the citizens of the district of Southern Manatee Fire Rescue.


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