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City of Birmingham cooling station open

Boutwell Auditorium served as a cooling station Tuesday.
Boutwell Auditorium served as a cooling station Tuesday.
Published: Jun. 13, 2022 at 9:52 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 15, 2022 at 8:41 AM CDT
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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WBRC) - In response to the heat advisory, the City of Birmingham will operate a cooling station on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, at the Boutwell Auditorium located at 1930 Reverend Abraham Woods Jr. Boulevard.

It is open to the public. Those needing to escape the heat can come to the lower level from 10 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

In collaboration with One Roof, shelter is also provided by our ongoing partners: The Salvation Army, 2015 26th Ave. North; the Firehouse Shelter (for men), 626 Second Ave. North; and First Light (for women), 2230 Fourth Ave. North. In particular, Firehouse Shelter, First Light and Pathways will have their day centers open on extended hours and provide plenty of ice and water.

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