***According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), extreme heat events - or heat waves - are a leading cause of extreme weather-related deaths in the United States.***
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, visit the Ready.gov Extreme Heat page.