Davenport: Credit Island Park amenities flooded

  • Source: KWQC-TV Davenport
  • Published: 04/10/2019 07:45 PM

VIDEO: Credit Island Park in Davenport continues to stand even after a 2013 fire destroyed the lodge. Firefighters had several challenges battling it. Working around the berm and barriers keeping flood waters out. After flood and fire damage, the building was brought back to life with a million and a half dollars’ worth of improvements. Now, it's surrounded by floodwater again. The wind blows through City of Davenport Senior Parks Manager Betsy Tubbs' hair and she takes in the view of the Mississippi River at Credit Island Park. “We embrace it, we thoroughly enjoy the views when it's back in its banks and kind of in awe of it when it's not,” said Tubbs. As the Davenport Fire Department navigates the boat. What’s left over from the flood starts to appear.


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