Emergency Warming Centers Open in Dallas and Fort Worth


Dallas-Fort Worth (WBAP / KLIF) – The city of Dallas has opened an emergency heating center at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center on 650 South Griffin St.

The residents can enter the thermal center on Kantonsstrasse. It is located in Exhibition Hall A. Residents are given a chair and table and should bring meals for themselves and their family if they are able.

Water, coffee and light snacks are provided. The heat center is not an overnight home and no cots are provided.

COVID-19 screening is required when registering.

The Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management has announced the opening of several thermal centers as temperatures are cold and blackouts persist.

The centers are intended for anyone who needs a safe and warm place during the day.

As we continue to face freezing temperatures and @oncor states that power outages are expected today (Tuesday), the following heat centers are open in #FortWorth. If you need a safe, warm place during the day, please see the list below. Stay safe, Fort Worth. pic.twitter.com/qRGAX3nzE7

– Fort Worth Office of Emergency Management (@FWOEM) February 16, 2021

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