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Pop-A-Lock Rescues a 7-month old
Neel Larson, a technician from Pop-A-Lock of Daytona Beach, was dispatched to a residence where he found a child locked in the vehicle. Within minutes, Neel was able to open the vehicle to save the child from the potential dangers of hyperthermia.
By: Shaun Collum, Pop-A-Lock of Daytona Beach
Last year there were a total of 33 fatalities involving children in the United States due to hyperthermia after they were left in hot cars, trucks, vans and SUV's. To date, there have been nine fatalities as a result of hyperthermia. Hyperthermia is an elevated body temperature due to failed thermorequlation. This occurs when the body produces or absorbs more heat than it can dissipate. This is often the result when I child is left inside a hot vehicle.
Since 1996, Pop-A-Lock’s Emergency Door Unlocking (EDU) program has successfully rescued more than 150,000 children nationwide that were trapped in a locked vehicle. This free community service is provided by Pop-A-Lock when a child is locked in a vehicle or a human life is in danger.
The EDU program was created to provide communities with a safe, fast solution to a situation that occurs daily. Pop-A-
For more information about the EDU program, visit www.popalockofdaytonabeach.com or call 386-589-8752.
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