OSCODA COUNTY — The old saying, “You can never have too much of a good thing,” does not hold true when it comes to heat, so officials from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and the county’s animal control officer are recommending a few simple steps to ensure residents and their pets remain safe this summer.

On average, heat-related illnesses cause more than 600 deaths in the U.S. every year, and from 2001-10 more than … more

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Tri-Town Fire Chief Dave Stenzel demonstrates the abilities of a heat detecting thermal imager the department just acquired.
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