Cape Coral Fire Dept. News

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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.

Tue
07
Jun

Cape Coral Fire Dept. to hold annual Hurricane Seminar June 9

In preparation for this year’s hurricane season, the Cape Coral Fire Department will be hosting its annual Hurricane Seminar on Thursday, June 9, 2016 at Cape Coral City Council Chambers, 1015 Cultural Park Blvd.

The purpose of the seminar is to provide citizens and business owners of Cape Coral with information that will help them be prepared, not only for hurricane season but, throughout the year. The seminar will feature a number of speakers and a wide range of topics including:

Tue
05
Apr
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Cape Coral Fire Dept. CERT Class set to begin April 13

The Cape Coral Fire Department will begin the latest session of their popular Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) class on Wednesday, April 13.

The classes will be held every Wednesday from 6:30pm to 9:30pm for eight consecutive weeks concluding on June 1.

The program was created in 1997 to prepares citizens to help themselves, their family, and their neighbors before, during, and after an emergency when first responders are not quickly available.

During the eight-week program participants will learn to:

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