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Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reminds you not to leave kids or pets in cars

Posted at 12:41 PM, Apr 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-30 16:41:49-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — As temperatures increase, Clark County along with the fire department and Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department want to remind you not to leave children and pets in cars.

According to HealthyChildren.org, heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash, vehicle-related deaths in children younger than 15.

The heat level inside a closed, parked car can quickly increase 20 degrees in just 10 minutes!

Clark County has tips on what you can do if you see a child or pet in a hot car.