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Saskatoon EMO activates Saskatoon Extreme Heat Emergency Response Plan

Saskatoon EMO activates Saskatoon Extreme Heat Emergency Response Plan
Saskatoon EMO activates Saskatoon Extreme Heat Emergency Response Plan

In anticipation of the heat, humidity and smoky conditions this week, the Saskatoon Extreme Heat Emergency Response Plan is being activated by the Saskatoon Emergency Management Organization (EMO) from now through Thursday to support Saskatoon residents, especially those who are vulnerable to the heat.

A news release from the Saskatoon Fire Department and Saskatoon EMO says the plan is a coordinated response that provides residents with access to cooling locations, outreach services, wellness checks and water distribution during extreme heat. There will be designated cool-down locations throughout the city along with misting tents as another way of cooling down for those individuals and families experiencing distress from the heat. If the situation is an emergency, call 9-1-1 immediately.