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City of Woodland Fire Department 1000 Lincoln Ave. Woodland, CA 95695 Phone: 530-661-5860 Fax: 530-662-5781
Excessive heat has been forecasted for the entire SacramentoValley, including the City of Woodland from Friday through Sunday. Residents can expect temperatures to soarwell above 100 degrees with little overnight cooling. Battalion Chief Eric Zaneadvised “As firefighters prepare for a higher threat of fires and medicalemergencies related to the heat, we would like to take the opportunity toremind our residents of the following”;
· The general population has yet to acclimate tosuch high temperatures, making everyone more susceptible to heat relatedillnesses.
· All residents, especially sensitive groupsshould limit outdoor activities and exposure to the heat.
· Everyone is encouraged to hydrate well and wearclothing appropriate for high temperatures.
· Children and animals should not be leftunattended in vehicles, as temperatures in vehicles can be well over 120degrees.
“The Woodland Fire Department would also ask that anyone whois going mow weeds or dead grass refrain from doing so during peak temperatures,as any spark will likely start a fire” Stated Battalion Chief Zane.
Although no official cooling centers will be opened, the Woodland Library and Community/ Senior Center will be open during normal business hours for residents to escape the heat.