Town Provides Cooling Stations Due to Extreme Heat
by Staff ◊ Jun 20, 2012
Due to the extreme heat forecast, Mayor Scott Jackson has established Town “Cooling Stations” and also wishes to remind residents that all public buildings, including libraries and fire stations, are air-conditioned and open to the public during regular business hours.
The cooling station is meant for temporary respite from the heat, especially for the elderly and those with respiratory issues.
Cooling Station and Hours:
The Keefe Community Center located at the corner of Dixwell Avenue and Pine Street will be open until 7pm this evening.
Thornton Wilder Hall, located in the Miller Library Complex at 2901 Dixwell Avenue, has been designated as a cooling station and will have water available to those in need. Thornton Wilder Hall will be open to the public until 11pm this evening. Branch Libraries are closed today.
Hamden Fire Stations are also available.
Information on all Town buildings and hours can be found on the Town website at http://www.hamden.com or by calling 203.287.7100.
For further information, please contact the Fire Chief Berardesca’s office at 203.407.5880.
Please remember to call 911 in the case of any emergency.