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Fire Department

Our Fire Chief

Donald K. Cochran

Chief CochranDonald K. Cochran has served the City of Cape Coral with distinction for over 23 years,  rising through the ranks from Firefighter, Engineer, Lieutenant and Battalion Chief to several periods of Acting as Division Chief of Operations and Acting Deputy Fire Chief. As the Fire Chief, Donald Cochran utilizes his skills as a strong communicator and team leader to move the fire service in Cape Coral in a positive direction for the citizens and residents.

Chief Cochran holds numerous fire service certifications along with a Bachelor’s Degree in Public Safety Management and an Associate’s Degree in Fire Science Technology. He is a member of the Florida Fire Chiefs' Association and the International Association of Fire Chiefs. His calm demeanor matches his fierce devotion to the City and the people as the Department moves forward to provide the best service possible.