Beat the Heat and Stay Safe

With temperatures in the 90s this week and overall dry conditions, it's important to stay aware, alert, and hydrated. We have some resources and requests for you to help keep you and our community safe. 

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Cool down with the Dowagiac Fire and Police Departments

Image with information about cool down events with the Dowagiac Fire and Police Departments, June 18 at Laylin Park 3-4pm and June 19 at Walter Ward Park 3-4pm
Stay safe in this heatwave — tips shared by the Dowagiac Fire Department

Image with a variety of information about staying safe in a heatwave, including stay cool, stay hydrated, and stay informed.
Refrain from any type of burning in these dry conditions
The command staff at our local area fire departments have spoken and are asking our community to refrain from any type of burning until further notice. Conditions are very dry and ideal for rapid fire spread. Please remember they will always have the best interest of our community in mind. 
Image with various fire department logos and the text please refrain from burning during this stretch of dry weather