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Large Detached Garage Keeps Southern Manatee Fire District Busy

By WILLIE CIRONE, Senior Correspondent | April 15, 2020 | FLORIDA

Story No. 041520116

Bradenton, FL - Southern Manatee Fire District was dispatched to a reported small outbuilding fire on April 15th, with only minimum resources dispatched. While enroute Battalion Chief Gould upgraded the incident to a full first-alarm. The first unit on scene reported heavy smoke pushing from a large two-bay commercial type garage. The garage sat well off the roadway, requiring a long hand lay in. The garage was constructed of corrugated metal walls and roof.

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