Salvation Army Opens Cooling Stations Friday

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NBC 5 News

In the midst of a Heat Advisory, the Salvation Army will open several cooling stations beginning Friday morning.

Thirteen cooling stations have been set up around North Texas in Dallas, Tarrant, Denton, Collin and Ellis counties.

According to its website, the Salvation Army said the stations are a cool place to stay during the hot hours of the day.

Ice-cold water will be on hand to help people keep cool and there will also be tips on how to stay cool now that the Texas heat has kicked in for the summer.

The organization said its two emergency homeless shelters in Dallas and Fort Worth see the highest among of people in need. These shelters will be open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. They're located at:

The Salvation Army Homeless Shelter
5302 Harry Hines Boulevard
Dallas, Texas

The Salvation Army Homeless Shelter
1855 E. Lancaster Avenue
Fort Worth, Texas

Cooling stations will also be available at 11 other Salvation Army community centers from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays only.

Cedar Crest (East Oak Cliff)
1007 Hutchins Road
Dallas, TX  75203

Denton
1508 East McKinney Street
Denton, TX  76201

Irving
250 East Grauwyler Road
Irving, TX  75061

McKinney
600 Wilson Creek Pkwy
McKinney, TX  75069

Arlington
712 W. Abram Street
Arlington, TX  76013

Oak Cliff
1617 W. Jefferson Blvd
Dallas, TX  75208

Garland
451 W. Ave D
Garland, TX   75040

Lewisville
207 Elm Street
Lewisville, TX  75067

Plano
3528 E. 14th Street
Plano, TX  75074

Northside Corps (N. Fort Worth)
3023 NW 24th St
Fort Worth, TX 7610

The Salvation Army, Ellis County
620 Farley St.
Waxahachie, TX 75165

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