Charlotte Fire Station 18 Crew Fills Pool on Heat Stress Prevention Mission and More in North Carolina

After responding to an EMS call and returning in service, firefighters with Charlotte Fire Station 18 in North Carolina helped out with a family in need. Engine 18’s crew “stumbled across a family desperately trying to fill up a kiddy pool by filling pots from the sink for a little boys birthday on this sweltering day” read a fire station post on Facebook. The family was using using the pool to beat the heat and to celebrate a young boy’s birthday.

The temperature at Charlotte Douglas International Airport at 3:52 p.m. Sunday June 24, 2018 was 96°F with a Heat Index of 103°F.

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Charlotte North Carolina Fire Station 18 is nicknamed THE WILD, WILD WEST! and is located Dr Webber Avenue in Charlotte, North Carolina near West Charlotte High School …