ROAD CLOSURE NOTICE: S. Park Avenue at Smith Lane (south side of Smith) will be closed for TWO WEEKS starting October 15 at approximately 6 a.m.  The road will be closed 24-hours a day throughout the time period.  A detour will run through Smith Ln. out to Park Avenue and the side streets such as Rosella and Tudor.
 
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Summer Heat Safety!

BEAT THE HEAT! scorching sun

Summer is finally here! What better ways to enjoy the sun and warm weather than with a dip in the pool, a baseball game, or neighborhood BBQ! And while summer is a great time to sit back and enjoy the weather, heat hazards can turn a picnic into panic.

Heat can be harmful because it pushes the human body beyond its limits. In extreme heat and high humidity, evaporation is slowed and the body must work extra hard to maintain a normal temperature. It’s important to always be prepared, so that the only heat you're feeling is off the grill!

According to Ready.gov, here are a few simple things you can do inside and outside of your home to beat the heat:

  Local weather forecasts are a great way to stay aware of upcoming temperature changes.  Learn how to get tuned into local alerts and warnings. For more information on keeping it cool this summer, visit the National Weather Service’s Beat the Heat website and check out these videos from Heat Awareness Day!

 
Information provided by FEMA.  Website links are: http://nws.noaa.gov and http://FEMA.gov

For further information on this or other related safety topics, contact Life Safety Specialist Heather Gilmore, Titusville Fire and Emergency Services   383-5708  or heather.gilmore@titusville.com


 




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