6417 3rd Ave. West, Bradenton, Florida 34209

Phone: (941) 761-1555 or Fax: (941) 795-3250

About Us

West Manatee Fire & Rescue is an Independent Special Fire Control District located on the West Side of Manatee County, Florida. The district is bordered by the Gulf of Mexico on the west, Tampa Bay on the north, Town of Longboat Key on the south and the City of Bradenton on the East. The District includes the three cities of Anna Maria Island: City of Anna Maria, City of Bradenton Beach and the City of Holmes Beach. The district also serves the unincorporated area of Cortez, Palma Sola and Northwest Bradenton. Our District is approximately 18 square miles with a population of 47,705. We also have over 2.4 million visitors to our public beaches each year.

Our District has 3 fire stations, employs 42 career and 30 reserve members that protect an area valued at $5.2 billion on 19,824 parcels. The operating budget for fiscal year 2014/2015 is $5,896,244.00 and a capital/reserve budget of $4,351,718.00.

Administrative Offices are located at:
6417 3rd Avenue West Bradenton, FL. 34209-2314
Phone: (941) 761-1555
Fax: (941) 795-3250

Mission Statement

West Manatee Fire Rescue is committed to providing professional services essential to the safety and well-being of the community. This is accomplished through quick and prepared response, life safety education, prevention, and other related services.

Vision Statement

We envision that by the close of 2016, West manatee Fire & Rescue District will be widely recognized as a dynamic emergency services organization, and viewed by internal and external stakeholders as well-trained and professional. Internally, we will have proven fiscal prudence through effectively managed resources, while embracing efficiencies through innovation. Externally, we will have demonstrated pride in providing outstanding service to the community.

In order to exceed the expectations of the community that places their trust in us, we will hold one another accountable for carrying out our mission, living our values, and seeing our vision become reality.

 

Value Statement

“Excellence through Commitment, Courage and Compassion”

Commitment: Striving to provide the best possible service to our community.
Courage: The ability to face dangerous situations at a moments notice.
Compassion: Knowing the effects of life changing emergencies and treating people with understanding, respect and concern.

 

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Latest Meeting Postings

SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 - PUBLIC HEARINGS AND REGULAR MEETING - 6PM
The West Manatee Fire Rescue will be holding a Public Hearing for the 2017 Fire Assessment Appea[Read More...]
SEPTEMBER 13, 2017 - STRATEGIC PLAN UPDATE WORK SHOP - 5PM
The West Manatee Fire Rescue will be holding a Workshop to review the update for the 2017-2022 S[Read More...]
AUGUST 17, 2017 - BUDGET HEARING AND REGULAR MEETING - 6PM
The West Manatee Fire Rescue will be holding the first hearing for the proposed 2017-2018 budget[Read More...]

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Administrative Offices

6417 3rd Avenue West
Bradenton, FL. 34209-2314

 

Phone: (941) 761-1555
Fax: (941) 795-3250
Email: admin@wmfr.org

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