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Burbank opens cooling centers during heat wave

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The heat is on in Burbank. At 1 p.m., the thermometer had topped 90 degrees in the Media City. The high today could reach the triple digits! The hot temps are expected to linger for several days. Many residents, especially those without air conditioning, are going to be struggling in this kind of weather.

The City of Burbank is providing some relief by announcing the opening today of two cooling centers in B-town. The Buena Vista Library at 300 North Buena Vista Street (818) 238-5620 and the Burbank Central Library at 110 North Glenoaks Boulevard (818) 238-5600 have been designated as the cooling centers, according to a news release sent out by public information officer, Drew Sugars.

The Buena Vista Library will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The Burbank Central Library 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. Both cooling centers will be keeping these hours through Thursday of this week.

For information on how to deal with the extreme heat, you can click over to the city website and check out the summertime safety tips on the hot topics page.

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