Our administrative offices are currently closed to the public; however, for contactless services we have place receptacles outside to drop off and pickup building plans, mail, etc. If you need assistance, you can still reach an operator during business hours.
Passing of Retired Whitfield Fire Chief Jeffrey Scott
Jeffrey Ray Scott passed away on May 15, 2020 after a long illness. He was born on February 18, 1959. He graduated from Bayshore High School in 1977. He worked with his father at Scott’s Gulf Oil station on US-41 near the Sarasota/Bradenton Airport and later changed the name to Scott’s Auto Repair.
Jeff started with the Whitfield Volunteer Fire Department as a volunteer in 1976, rising to Assistant Chief and then Fire Chief. He retired as Chief in 2006 when the Whitfield Department merged with Cedar Hammock Fire Control District.
He is survived by his daughter Tonya Scott, granddaughters Mia Gould, Olivia Salgado and Jada Schlaefer; his sisters Vicki S. Getman (Ron Getman), Bambi L. Scott; his nieces Amy Lock (Keith Lock), Dina Munn (Sam Munn) and nephew Brett Getman.
He is predeceased by his parents, Jack and Mae Scott and older brother, Barry Dean Scott.
A private service will be held on May 30, 2020.
CEDAR HAMMOCK COMMISSIONERS MEETING
The Cedar Hammock Board of Fire Commissioners will meet on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. via Zoom Communications Media Technology (pursuant to Executive Orders 20-52, 20-69, and 20-112 issued by Governor DeSantis). You may access the meeting via telephone or computer with the following credentials:
Metting ID: 882 1854 4589
Written comments can be submitted to Deputy Chief Kyle Bradshaw at email@example.com or our contact form on this website. Submissions must be received by Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 4:00 p.m. to ensure the Board receives them. Be sure to include you name when submitting your remarks.
State Surgeon General Scott Rivkees’ advises that anyone who believes they may have been exposed to COVID-19 should contact the local health department prior to traveling to a doctor’s office or hospital. Manatee County residents or visitors should call DOH’s local hotline at (941) 242-6649 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays.
Incident Statistics – April 2020
April 2020 Incident Type
Average Arrival Time by Station (in seconds)
Incidents by Station
Incidents by Unit
Incidents by Month
May 2019 – April 2020
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Incidents by Type:
For the month of: April
Rescue & EMS: 348
False Alarm/Call: 38
Good Intent Call: 47
Service Call: 56
Hazardous Condition (No Fire): 14
Other: 1Average Arrival Time:
Station 1: 6:12
Station 2: 5:40
Station 3: 6:32
Station 4: 6:14Incidents by Station:
Station 1: 181
Station 2: 169
Station 3: 58
Station 4: 112Incidents by Unit:
Engine 211: 64
Engine 212: 155
Engine 221: 174
Engine 231: 67
Engine 241: 114
Ladder 219: 24
Battalion 2: 39Incidents by Month: