***According to the National Weather Service, heat is one of the leading weather-related killers in the United States, resulting in hundreds of fatalities each year and even more heat-related illnesses.***
The Irving Fire Department reminds everyone to be informed on what to do if you experience CHEST PAIN related to the heat.
If you, a family member or a friend experience the following symptoms after being exposed to the heat, please call 9-1-1 immediately:
***Remember, keep hydrated when participating in activities outdoors.***
For more information on how to prevent heat-related illnesses, go to the following link: