Charlotte County Fire and EMS say they’ve contained a brush fire reported earlier this afternoon. NBC2 reports it was in Port Charlotte near Jaeger Avenue and McCabe Street. Several engines were sent to the scene. A fire spokesperson says about 5 acres was scorched. There were no reports of injuries or damage.
You’re invited to join the Charlotte County Sheriff’s departments 50th Citizens Polce Academy. The 8-week class starts Tuesday, June 30th. If you sign up, you’ll hear from members of the departments S.W.A.T., K-9, Forensics, Crime Scene Analysis and Dive team, who’ll demonstrate their particular field of expertise in detail. Plus the course also offers the […]
Sun Country Airlines has announced service from Southwest Florida International Airport to San Juan continues beyond August as originally scheduled. It now continues all year. Also, Sun Country plans on starting flights to Cancun in October.
Turtles may use calendars. As soon as April turned into May, their nests started appearing along the coast. NBC2 reports one turtle laid her eggs at the northern end of the Englewood Beach parking lot just past the beach entrance on Friday. A volunteer found it Saturday morning and cordoned off the area for its […]
North Port Police arrested a man early Saturday in a road rage incident that left two people hurt. http://blogaudio.virtualnewscenter.com/WENG-050415-Jennings Road Rage VO.mp3 This started about 12:30 Saturday morning when officers got to the scene of a roll over on East Hillsborough Boulevard near Yorkshire Street. The Herald-Tribune reports investigators say road rage led one driver […]