Siesta Key's Important Contact Information
Sarasota Fire Department
Fire Station #13
Provides Fire and Emergency Medical Services
Local Station: 1170 Beach Road
Sarasota Emergency Radio Club
FCC licensed, amateur radio operators that help first responders during an emergency.
Community Emergency Response Team
Siesta Key residents and business employees can volunteer to be trained in community emergency response. The goal of CERT is to have volunteers trained in disaster survival and rescue. The purpose of CERT to have trained volunteers available in situations where first responders (emergency management, fire and sheriff's departments) have not arrived or unable to reach the disaster scene. The purpose is not to replace first responders but just to help the community impacted by a disaster until emergency personnel arrives. Training includes Search and Rescue, Triage and Fire Safety.
For more information visit: www.scgov.net
Citizens Law Enforcement Academy
Twice a year, the Sarasota Sheriff's office conducts a 10 week training class on the various roles of the Sheriff's department. Class instruction includes firearms training.
The Citizens Law Enforcement Academy is the first step in becoming a volunteer in the Sarasota Sheriff's Office.
For more information visit: www.sarasotasheriffs.org
Emergency notification system
Sarasota County provides an Emergency Notification system for residents and businesses utilizing the mobile or landline phone system. The CodeRed system is used only in emergencies to notify residents and business of urgent problems in their areas such as flood, fires, or drinking water contamination. Users can opt-in for urgent weather warning notifications. For more information, visit Sarasota County's website at www.scgov.net
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