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Firefighters respond to car fire in Punta Gorda

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Charlotte County firefighters battled a car fire on Highway 31 five miles south of Bermont Road Thursday morning. Highway 31 was closed for over an hour while crews worked to put out the fire and clean up, according to Charlotte County Fire and EMS. The State Fire Marshal said car’s catch on fire every 56 minutes in Florida. The best way to prevent a car fire is to have your car serviced regularly by a trained mechanic and immediately repair any fluid leaks. If your car catches fire, fire officials said you should pull over as quickly as you can when it’s...

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14 large lizards worth $35K stolen from Punta Gorda reptile breeding facility

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – Fourteen large lizards were stolen from a Punta Gorda reptile facility on Monday night, according to the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission. The lizards, called tegus, were stolen between 11:15 p.m. – 11:35 p.m. and are worth around $35,000 combined, said Jesse Hardin, the owner of Jesse’s Jungle. Some of the reptiles measure up to 5-feet in length, like Hellboy, who is 56 inches long. Six of the tegus taken were females who are ready to lay eggs — one of them was stolen while she was in...

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At least one dead in Punta Gorda crash

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – At least one person died Tuesday in a crash at the intersection of US 41 and Tangelo Road in Punta Gorda. The crash happened around 2 p.m. between a Fedex truck and a motorcycle, according to the Florida Highway Patrol. Southbound lanes of US 41 are closed at the intersection while troopers investigate. Investigators confirmed someone died in the crash but have not yet said how many people were involved or released any identities. This is a developing story. Count on NBC2 to bring you the latest information as it becomes available. The post At least one dead in Punta...

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Punta Gorda doorbell camera captures meteor

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.– A Punta Gorda man received an early morning surprise when he checked his doorbell security camera on Sunday. Jason Warner was at work when his phone went off, alerting him his camera picked up motion. “I looked at it and didn’t know what it was,” said Warner. The video shows a meteor streaking down from the sky before ducking out of the camera’s range. This is one of numerous videos of meteors captured on camera in Southwest Florida since at least April 12th.  Heather Preston, the Director of the Planetarium at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium,...

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One taken to hospital after Punta Gorda crash involving mutliple cars

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – One person was taken to the hospital after a crash involving at least seven cars in Punta Gorda on Saturday. The Charlotte County Sheriff’s Office said the northbound lanes of US 41 are shut down near Burnt Store Road and Jones Loop Road. Drivers are asked to seek an alternate route. Florida Highway Patrol troopers are investigating the crash. No other information was immediately available. This is a developing story. The post One taken to hospital after Punta Gorda crash involving mutliple cars appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 (WBBH-TV)

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Florida’s best BMX riders prepare to compete in Punta Gorda

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.– Close to a thousand of the states best BMX riders are set to compete this weekend in Punta Gorda as the area continues to become a hot bed for the sport. The sound of the starting gate falling will once again welcome the best riders in the state to Charlotte BMX for the USA BMX Florida State Championship Series. “It’s special and it is really cool to see everybody else here enjoying this facility that we all have,” Charlotte BMX rider Chad Romans said. On the heels of the tracks success, in October with the Sunshine State Nationals Track President and former...

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Dirt bike driver dies in crash at Punta Gorda off-roading park

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – The driver of an off-road dirt bike is dead after a crash at an off-roading park in Punta Gorda. Florida Highway Patrol confirmed the crash happened at the Sandlot Adventure Park, located at 39450 Bermont Road. Troopers are on the way to the park to investigate the crash No other information was immediately available. This is a developing story. The post Dirt bike driver dies in crash at Punta Gorda off-roading park appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 (WBBH-TV)

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Pickleplex officials call for more funding to build additional courts

PUNTA GORDA, Fla.– Pickleball is one of the fastest growing sports in the world. The Pickleplex in Punta Gorda currently has 16 courts which draw in tournaments from all over. However, according to board members, 16 just isn’t enough. “We have been asking for $450k. That $450k would give us the ability to build 8 more Pickleball courts out at the Pickleplex so that we could support larger tournaments,” Gloria Reilly said, the Pickleplex secretary. The complex has already raised nearly $900,000 on it’s own to build the 16 courts. The city of Punta Gorda has...

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Punta Gorda’s mask mandate expires this weekend

CHARLOTTE COUNTY, Fla. – Punta Gorda’s mask mandate is expiring Friday at midnight. By the weekend, businesses will decide for themselves whether or not their stores will require masks. “We’ve decided to go ahead and let this sunset on Friday April 30th,” said Punta Gorda Mayor Lynne Matthews. Matthews said now that vaccine supply is steady, it’s time to let the mandate go. “It’s all about keeping people safe. So we know we saved lives and that was the purpose of it,” she said. Local businesses are now left to decide for themselves whether or not to continue. Barbara...

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Walk-ups welcomed at Punta Gorda COVID-19 vaccine event

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. — People can walk up to a coronavirus vaccine event happening in Punta Gorda on Thursday. No appointments are needed for people to get vaccinated against COVID-19 at the Charlotte Harbor Event Center located at 75 Taylor Street. The vaccine event is administering the Moderna shot and runs from 9 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. CLICK HERE for NBC2’s Vax Facts page with all the information you need regarding COVID-19 vaccine appointments in SWFL. The post Walk-ups welcomed at Punta Gorda COVID-19 vaccine event appeared first on NBC2 News. NBC2 (WBBH-TV)

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