Bridgeport copes with soaring July temperatures

Bridgeport copes with soaring July temperatures

Bridgeport copes with soaring July temperatures (7/23/16)

BRIDGEPORT - Bridgeport officials are hitting the streets today in a coordinated effort to keep the public safe as temperatures soar into the mid-90s.

The city is keeping water parks operating throughout the day to help people cool off.

Cooling centers are also available throughout the city.

City officials say it’s not just a matter of personal comfort. They say the possible heat wave could jeopardize residents’ health and safety.

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