***According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, vehicular heatstroke is one of the leading causes of non-crash-related fatalities among children.***
The temperature inside a vehicle can rise 20 degrees in as little as 10 minutes, and heatstroke’s can occur in temperatures as low as 57 degrees! The Irving Fire Department asks that everyone please keep these safety tips in mind to help prevent a tragedy:
As a reminder for parents, the Fire department provides free Don’t Forget the Baby window static clings to Irving residents. For more information, call (972) 721-2651.