VIDEO: Heat Wave Spurs Safety Precautions

View video on The Kansas City Star here.

Many community members flocked toward city pools to cool down on Tuesday, July 28, when the heat index was above 100 degrees. At Tomahawk Ridge Aquatic Center in Overland Park, Kan., precautions are in place during extreme heat to ensure the safety of pool users and staff—such as pouring buckets of water on lifeguards to cool them down. Despite the high temperatures, many community members enjoyed cooling down in the water.