'Go inside or find shade': Paramedics urge people to be cautious in looming heat wave in Portland

Paramedics are urging people to drink plenty of water and to stay in the shade as much as possible as temperatures heat up.

PORTLAND, Oregon — Over the next few days, temperatures are expected to hit triple digits in the Portland metro area. Paramedics are urging people to be precautious due to the risk of heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

“Be willing to go inside or find shade,” Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue Paramedic Ethan Dawson-Hurley said.

He said it’s vital to drink plenty of water Saturday, before the heat arrives over the following days.

Multnomah County officials also said people should check

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