HUNTINGTON WOODS, Mich. (WXYZ) - Making sure 600 people in a parade are hydrated and dressed properly under the hot July sun is not easy, but it's what Lisa Anderson of Huntington Woods will be doing today.
She is in charge of the annual Fourth of July parade.
Lisa says they have water for the people in the parade and Alliance Ambulance will be on hand.
Paramedic Aaron Gonzales says heat stroke and heat exhaustion are easy to get if you don't take the proper precautions and that includes drinking plenty of water and wearing light clothing and staying in the shade.
People who are in the parade say they are not worried because they'll keep drinking water all along the route and Lisa says she will make sure the parade keeps moving. She says she is keeping her fingers crossed.
Lisa says a few people have decided to sit this parade out because of the oppressive heat, but she says barring a thunderstorm, the show will go on.
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