Surprise officials issue heat warning

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Surprise officials issues a heat warning in effect this week, reminding residents that the city is a Heat Relief Regional Network partner, providing hydration and refuge stations for those in need of a place to cool off during the hot summer months.

The Maricopa Association of Governments coordinates mapping of the Heat Relief Regional Network – a network of service providers, faith-based groups, municipalities, businesses, and caring citizens mobilizing to provide hydration and heat refuge for people in need.

Designated hydration stations in Surprise include the Surprise Resource Center, 12425 W. Bell Road, Building A, Suite 124, and Surprise Fire-Medical Station 301, 16750 N. Village Drive East. Fire Station 301 is also a place of refuge to cool off during the day.

For a heat safety message from Surprise Fire-Medical Department, watch this video.

Learn more about the symptoms of heat related illness and what to do if you or a loved one shows symptoms here.


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