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Firefighters carry iced IVs to help fight the heat

The emergency crews carried them to help them rehydrate and lower their body temperature at the same time


ABC15.com

PHOENIX, Ariz. — The only way to beat this triple digit heat is to go indoors, but for firefighters out on a call, that’s not always an option.

"Summers are always rough," said Phoenix Fire Captain Larry Nunez. "It never gets easy."

On Wednesday, a Glendale firefighter had to be rushed to the hospital after showing signs of a heat-related illness.

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