SOUTHERN MANATEE FIRE DONATES ENGINE TO MANATEE FIRE ACADEMY
By WILLIE CIRONE, Senior Correspondent | August 02, 2021 | FLORIDA
Story No. 080221122
Photo by CIRONE PHOTOSTraining Chief Robert Thayer, Assistant Chief Rick Blanco, Department Chief Robert Bounds, Fire Academy Director Jay Bush, Instructor Derek Foss, Instructor Willie Cirone
Southern Manatee Fire & Rescue District recently donated a 2004 Pierce Quantum to the Manatee County Fire Academy. This Engine will replace an aging engine which served the Academy well. This new addition to the fleet will be able to serve multiple roles on the fire ground. Southern Manatee Fire District has always been a strong supporter of the academy.
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