Over a five-year period more than 260 Texas residents died from heat related illness. That is according to a study by the Department of State Health Services.
Seniors and the poor are typically most impacted by heat related problems. Fans for Friends Fan Drive asks Coastal Bend residents to donate fans to help keep people cool. Valentin Garcia joined First Edition with more.
Fans For Friends:
Friday June 15, 2012
From 5 AM - 6:30 PM
You can drop off fans or monetary donations at the KIII-TV3 Studios located at 5002 South Padre Island Drive