Emergency Contact Information in Southwest Florida

Manatee Emergency Numbers



  • Emergency Management 941-749-3500
  • Sheriff 941-747-3011
  • West Manatee Fire 941-761-1555
  • Southern Manatee Fire 941-751-7675
  • Cedar Hammock Fire 941-751-7090
  • East Manatee Fire 941-751-5611
  • Parrish Fire 941-721-2093
  • Myakka City Fire 941-322-6265
  • Bradenton Police 941-932-9300
  • Bradenton Fire 941-932-9600
  • Bradenton Beach Police 941-778-6311




Sarasota Emergency Numbers

Emergency Management


  • (www.scgov.net/AllHazards) 941-861-5495
  • Sarasota County Call Center 941-861-5000
  • Sheriff 941-861-5800
  • Longboat Key Police 941-316-1977
  • Longboat Key Fire 941-316-1944
  • North Port Police 941-429-7300
  • North Port Fire 941-240-8150
  • Sarasota Police 941-366-8000
  • Venice Police 941-486-2444
  • Venice Fire 941-480-3030




National Information





National Hurricane Center Mobile Data

Graphical Tropical Weather Outlook RSS/XML feed
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My Florida 511

Florida 511 is a toll-free service provided by the Florida Department of Transportation. 511 provides real-time updates on traffic conditions, including road and bridge closures, evacuation information, congestion, crashes and more. The 511 system provides information on all of Florida’s interstates, toll roads and other major metropolitan roadways.

There are five convenient ways for all motorists to receive traffic updates: •

Call 511 toll free for updates in English and Spanish from any landline or mobile phone.
• Visit FL511.com for interactive roadway maps showing traffic congestion and crashes, travel times and traffic camera views.
• Create a “My Florida 511” account on FL511.com to create custom routes and register for email, text or phone alerts.
• Download the free Florida 511 mobile app available on Google Play or Apple App Store.
• Follow statewide, regional or roadway specific Twitter feeds. For more information, visit www.FL511.com

Florida Department of Transportation