Bronx residents urged to take health, energy precautions during heat wave
As the heat wave continues in the Bronx Thursday, residents are being urged to take necessary precautions. They city has reported an increase in EMS calls for minor heat-related medical conditions. At risk residents, including those with heart and respiratory conditions and the elderly, are being urged to stay indoors. Mayor Bloomberg (R-NY) is also asking all Bronx and city residents to conserve energy as the extreme temperatures are expected to end Friday.