Heat causes health concerns for Lilac Festival goers

Updated: 05/09/2014 7:28 PM
Created: 05/09/2014 7:23 PM WHEC.com

Friday’s heat did cause health concerns for some people at the Lilac Festival.

Rural/Metro Ambulance crews were at Highland Park, helping people suffering from heat exhaustion and dehydration.

Rich Garrett, Rural/Metro, said, "A lot of them were feeling very dehydrated, very lethargic, sort of run down. A lot of the same type of stuff you'd feel with the common flu, the same type of symptoms, things you'll have after a couple days of the flu.”

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