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'Look Before You Lock' reminds people to check backseat before locking

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'Look Before You Lock' reminds people to check backseat before locking
'Look Before You Lock' reminds people to check backseat before locking

The Treasure Valley has seen a heatwave of the last few days.

Temperatures are starting to cool down, but the Idaho Humane Society and Boise Police are still encouraging people to take all of the proper precautions when it comes to heat and loved ones.

WE HAVE SEEN AHEAT WAVE OVERTHE TREASUREVALLEY THE LASTCOUPLE OF DAYS.TEMPERATURES ARESTARTING TO COOLDOWN... BUT THEIDAHO HUMANESOCIETY AND BOISEP-D ARE STILLENCOURAGINGPEOPLE TO TAKEPRECAUTIONS WHENIT COMES TO THEHEAT AND LOVEDONES.IDAHO NEWS 6REPORTER NICOLECAMARDA LEARNEDMORE.... OF THEPARTNERSHIPBETWEEN THESELOCALORGANIZATIONS....BRINGINGAWARENESS TO ALIFE-THREATENINGPROBLEM."ACCORDING TOSTATISTICS FROMANIMAL CONTROL,THERE WERE 56CASES WHERE ANANIMAL WAS LEFT INHOT CAR IN THEMONTH OF JUNE.

THEIDAHO HUMANESOCIETY, BOISE PDAND OTHERSORGANIZATIONSCREATED THE LOOKBEFORE YOU LOCKCAMPAIGN WHICH ISMEANT TO REMINDYOU TO LOOK INYOUR BACK SEATFOR PETS, CHILDRENOR EVENGRANDPARENTSBEFORE YOU LOCKYOUR CAR.""WE NEVER WANT ITTO GET TO WHEREAN ANIMAL ORHUMAN BEING ISINJURED AND THAT'SSOMETHING THATCAN NEVER BECHANGED."DURING THESUMMER,TEMPERATURESAVERAGE AROUND 90DEGREES.

A PARKEDCAR CAN HEAT UP TO109 DEGREES IN JUST10 MINUTES.

ANDAFTER 30MINUTES.THE CARCOULD HEAT UP TO129 DEGREES."WHEN THE TEMPSARE EVEN IN THE80'S, IF YOU WAITABOUT HALF ANHOUR THOSE TEMPSCOULD EASILYREACH IN THE HIGH90'S AND THE 100TEMPSAND ANYONE CANFACE CRIMINALCHARGES IF THEYARE CAUGHTLEAVING A PET ORCHILD IN A HOT CAR."THESE ARE CASESTHAT WE DOPROSECUTE AND WEHAVE SEVERAL THATARE BEINGPROSECUTED RIGHTNOW.

IT IS AMISDEMEANOR ANDITS UP TO FIVEYEARS IN JAIL OR A$500 FINE."TO PREVENT ACHARGE OR THEPOSSIBILITY OFLOSING A PET ORCHILD, ALWAYS LOOKIN YOUR BACK SEATBEFORE GETTINGOUT OF YOUR CAROR LEAVE THEM ATHOME, SUPERVISED,WHEERE IT CAN BECOOLER."THIS IS NOTSOMETHING THAT ISGOING AWAY.

THIS ISSOMETHING WE DOSEE INCREASINGVERY SINGLE YEARYEAR, NO MATTERHOW MUCHEDUCATION WE PUTINTO THINGS.""IF YOU DO SEE ANANIMAL OR CHILD INHOT CAR, MAKESURE YOU CALLANIMAL CARE ANDCONTROL OR THEPOLICEDEPARTMENT.

INBOISE, NICOLECAMARDA, IDAHONEWS 6."GETTING VIDEOEVIDENCE TO PROVEAN ANIMAL OR CHILDARE IN DISTRESS -- ISENCOURAGED --BECAUSE IT CANHELP TH

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