Any driver with child passengers may want to think twice the next time they leave children alone in a hot car.
The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service suggests that you look before you lock.
Heatstroke is the leading cause of death of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths for children according the Fire and Rescue group. The number of children who have died in hot cars have doubled nationally since last year.
Recently, an eight-month-old baby died after being left in a hot car in Alexandria,Virginia. The 32-year-old mother, Zoraida Magali Conde Hernandez, was arrested Friday for child neglect.
These tragedies are preventable. The Montgomery Fire and Rescue is working with an organization dedicated to preventing child injuries, Safe Kids Worldwide to stop child deaths in hot cars.
Below are facts and tips by Montgomery Fire and Rescue to prevent this issue from reoccurring.
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