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As temperatures rise heat safety is paramount

 

Last updated 7/28/2022 at 3:56pm

When it's hot outside, people should drink plenty of water, even if they don't feel thirsty, to keep the body cool. Village News/Metro Creative Connection photo

Kim Harris

Managing Editor

As temperatures continue to soar, most days breaking the 100 degree mark, it's important to remember what to do to stay safe and healthy during a heat wave.

According to safety expert Los Angeles fire Chief Sam DiGiovanna, "It's been hot for so long; it almost seems like we never had a winter."

The bad news, DiGiovanna said, is we aren't even into August, so the heat is just beginning.

Though there isn't much of anything anyone can do about Mother Nature, DiGiovanna said there are still steps people can take to cool things down for themselves and their families...



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