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Cold Weather Safety Tips from First Responders
WEST DES MOINES, Iowa -- First responders say extremely cold temperatures call for some extra preparation at home and on the go. West Des Moines EMS Assistant Chief David Edgar said you should have a winter emergency kit in your car. Some items that are important to include are: “Warm coat, blanket, boots, making sure your cell phone is charged, an extra battery in case you become stranded,” Edgar said.