BK residents try to beat the heat

Cooling centers opened across the city today as a heat wave swept over the borough. For those stuck outside working, they say they are doing

BROOKLYN - Cooling centers opened across the city today as a heat wave swept over the borough.

For those stuck outside working, they say they are doing whatever possible to beat the heat.

Officials from the city's Office of Emergency Management are urging residents to call their doctor or head to the hospital if they are feeling sick. They say everyone should be aware of the symptoms associated with heat exhaustion, which include nausea, difficulty breathing and disorientation.

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