BX residents seek refuge in cooling centers

THE BRONX - Many Bronx residents sought refuge from the oppressive heat wave at various cooling centers located throughout the borough today.

Many elderly people, who are especially at risk for heat-related illnesses, packed their nearest cooling centers.

Others weren't as lucky, including construction workers on East 236th Street, who couldn't escape the scorching temperatures.

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