Cape Coral Fire Dept. News

Fri
25
Nov

Cape Coral Fire Dept. launches holiday toy drive

From now until December 16, the Cape Coral Fire Department will be collecting toys and gifts for children in the community who have special needs, suffer from chronic illnesses such as cancer, are in foster care, or have families struggling with financial difficulties.

“For more than 20 years, through the participation of our citizens, volunteers and business partners, the Cape Coral Fire Department has been able to provide gifts to these Cape Coral children and make their holiday a little bit brighter,” said Fire Chief Donald Cochran.

Wed
12
Oct

Cape Coral Fire Dept. to host 7th annual 'Open House' Oct. 15

This Saturday, October 15, the Cape Coral Fire Department will host its seventh annual open house.

Between 9:00am and 1:00pm, the public is invited to visit any of Cape Coral’s ten fire stations for a day with your fire department.

Each station provides visitors the opportunity to tour the station, meet firefighters, and learn about the fire apparatus and equipment. There will also be fun, educational, and different public safety displays and activities at each station. Giveaways and games with prizes (while supplies last) will be at each station as well.

Sun
10
Jul
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City announces Sun Splash to reopen on Tuesday

The City of Cape Coral has announced that Sun Splash Family Waterpark is expected to reopen to the general public on Tuesday, July 12. 

Swim camps scheduled to begin Monday will be held as scheduled.  Participants should enter through the side gate.  

The popular water park has been closed since Wednesday when an early morning fire completely destroyed the building that housed the water parks guest services, restaurant, and gift shop. It took firefighters over two hours to extinguish the fire. Damage from the fire is estimated to be around $700,000.

Thu
07
Jul
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Sun Splash to remain closed through the weekend

UPDATE (July 7- 12:20pm)- The City announced that Sun Splash will remain closed through the weekend. 

Swim lessons scheduled for Friday at 8:30am and 9:00am will be conducted.  Swim camps scheduled to begin Monday also will be held as scheduled.  Participants should enter through the side gate. 

The City says progress will be reviewed tomorrow, July 8, and a better timeframe for the park to reopen to the general public may be determined at that time.   

 

Wed
06
Jul
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Fire destroys Sun Splash building

An early morning fire has destroyed the main building at Sun Splash Waterpark.

Firefighters responded to what was originally thought to be a tree on fire at the park early Wednesday morning.

When crews arrived, they found the park's main building fully engulfed in flames.

According to the fire department, nine vehicles were called to the scene, and it took a little over two hours to extinguish the fire.

The department says the building, which houses the park's guest services operations, restaurant, and gift shop was completely destroyed by the fire.

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