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Leaving kids in hot cars can be fatal

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ALBANY, GA (WALB) -

A warning for parents from health officials and it could save yourchild's life.   

As the weather warms up, they urge parents to be careful not toleave kids alone or locked inside cars.

They say it's a goodidea to keep doors locked at all times so kids can't crawl inside and overheat.

"With the heatand the sun, it becomes like a greenhouse effect so it's much hotter in thatcar than what it is even on a day where you got a breeze," said Dr. Grant.

District health officials also remind you not to leave pets inyour car.

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