East Manatee Fire Rescue


About Us

  • Vision Statement:  Committed to Quality service.

East Manatee Fire Rescue District provides fire suppression and emergency services to approximately 60,000 residents, over 27,000 homes, and 2,000 businesses within the fire district. The Florida Legislature formed the East Manatee Fire Rescue District to protect the growing eastern area of Manatee County including a large portion of the Lakewood Ranch area. The boundaries are the Manatee River to the north and Sarasota County to the south, the Braden River to the west and County Road 675 to the east.


  • Organizational Values:  Leadership through Honesty and Integrity.

East Manatee Fire Rescue District is comprised of approximately 100 square miles and included are some of Florida’s fastest-growing geographical areas, consisting of one-half suburban area and the other half agriculture and forest land. East Manatee Fire Rescue District provides six fire stations staffed around the clock with six fire engines, one engine/tanker, and one engine/ladder.


  • Mission Statement:  Dedicated in Providing Quality Care through Education, Prevention and Response to the Needs of Our Community

All the East Manatee Fire Rescue District Firefighters are Emergency Medical Technicians and are equipped to respond to medical emergencies and assist the county paramedic transport ambulance service.Our New Administration building is our headquarters and offices for Administration, Finance, Fire Prevention, Training, Operations, and Office of the Fire Chief.


We are located at: 3200 Lakewood Ranch Boulevard in Bradenton, Florida, 34211.
If you have questions or need information about this department or a public education opportunity, please give us a call at 941-751-5611 or fax at (941) 751-5910 between the hours of 8am to 5pm, EST, Monday – Friday or e-mail us at: admin@emfr.org

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