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Trevor Sherwood
Trevor Sherwood writes crime and policing news and graduated Teesside Uni with a degree in Crime & Investigation.

Firefighters are reminding people of the dangers or water left inside or a hose pipe during the heatwave.

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Las Vegas Fire Rescue reminded people of an incident that happened in 2016 or a baby boy

, who suffered second degree burns after he was sprayed with a garden hose that had been sitting outside in the sun.

First responders are now sharing the image, hoping to warn the public and avoid similar instances.

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Firefighters say in Vegas, water left inside a hose can reach 130 to 140 degrees Fahrenheit. They recommend that parents let the water flow for a few minutes to cool down before using it to spray people or animals.

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