Police: Heat Wave Poses A Danger To Children

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) -- The sweltering heat wave in Alabama has prompted police to remind parents not to leave their children unattended in a vehicle.

Mobile Police Chief Phillip Garrett said in a statement Monday that two women were arrested in separate incidents on Saturday -- each were booked into Mobile Metro Jail on charges of endangering the welfare of a child.

Garrett said the stranded children were rescued by concerned citizens and were not injured.

It will be a sauna again across the Southeast, where forecasters say the thermometer could top out in the low to mid 90s. State health officials urge people to avoid strenuous outdoor activity.

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