Our Mission Fire Department is seeing an increase in Dehydration Calls.
Mission Fire Chief Rene Lopez, Jr. says the Fire Department has recently received several calls for people who have been found unconscious outside their homes. Chief Lopez says family members call 9-1-1 after finding their loved ones on the ground. Often the victims are doing yard work or exercising outdoors when they collapse. The Chief has a message for all residents during the summer heat: HYDRATE, HYDRATE,
In light of the recent rise in Dehydration Calls coming into our Mission Fire Department, our Human Resources Department put together this flyer with tips we can all use to prevent heat related illnesses.