Suncoast Professional Firefighters & Paramedics
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Charlotte County Fire Debuts its ARFF Training Aircraft to the Public
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Venice Firefighters, along with Sarasota County and Nokomis fire departments were recognized during the City of Venice Commission meeting for extinguishing an early morning fire in Country Club Estates on Sept. 29 after Hurricane Ian hit the area. Firefighters battled high winds and other hazards to put out the blaze; which destroyed 6 mobile homes in the park.
Check out the article in the Sarasota Herald
Firefighters are cool under pressure. But responding to trauma can take its toll. Check out this episode of Dogs of Destiny, spotlighting Drew, North River Fires therapy dog.
Congratulations to Cedar Hammock's Adam Chrisman and all of this year's recipients!!!!
(click on image for article)PausedCome out and help North Port Fire Rescue fill the firetruck, Friday, December 9th! They will be hanging out in front of the Walmart at 7000 Tamiami Trail between 5:00 and 7:00 pm; collecting non-perishable items to provide to families in our area in need.(Scan QR code for directions to Local 2546's Union Hall)
Occupational cancer is now the leading cause of death for fire fighters and EMS personnel. The IAFF and American Cancer Society have compiled online resources for you to learn more.(Click on image for more info)
What We Do
Our Executive Board, Trustees, Staff and Legal Counsel work tirelessly to ensure that our members have the best representation in order to ensure a fair and equitable workplace.
Who We Are
Suncoast Professional Firefighters & Paramedics was chartered on November 29, 1976 as the Sarasota Professional Firefighters.
Who We Represent
Suncoast Professional Firefighters & Paramedics represents over 1,400 professional firefighters and EMS personnel in Manatee, Sarasota and Charlotte counties across 12 jurisdictions.