A puppy that belongs to a homeless women in Merced laying down on a wet T-shirt to keep cool during the triple digit weather on Monday June 19, 2017.
A puppy that belongs to a homeless women in Merced laying down on a wet T-shirt to keep cool during the triple digit weather on Monday June 19, 2017. Monica Velez mvelez@mercedsunstar.com
A puppy that belongs to a homeless women in Merced laying down on a wet T-shirt to keep cool during the triple digit weather on Monday June 19, 2017. Monica Velez mvelez@mercedsunstar.com

A week of triple-digit heat in Merced sparks health and safety dangers

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