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Burbank to Once Again Open Cooling Centers During Heat Wave

With high temperatures expected through Saturday, August 11, 2012, the City of Burbank is establishing two designated cooling centers.

Residents are encouraged to seek relief from the heat by visiting either the Buena Vista Library
at 300 N. Buena Vista Street or the Burbank Central Library at 110 N. Glenoaks Boulevard. The
Northwest Branch Library on W. Victory Boulevard remains closed for seismic retrofitting until
Spring 2013.

The designated cooling centers will be open during the following regular library hours:

Buena Vista
Mon-Thurs 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Burbank Central Library
Mon-Thurs 9:30 a.m. to 9 p.m.
9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

For more information on summertime safety and precautions in the extreme heat, visit www.burbankusa.com and/or Hot Topics.

Buena Vista Library

Burbank Central Library

Heat Brings Blown Transformer And Power Outage To Burbank Neighborhood

With the temperatures high on Saturday, one transformer was not up to the challenge and knocked a Burbank neighborhood into darkness Saturday evening.  The Burbank Fire Dept. reported that they rolled on a report of a blown transformer in the area of Florence and Clark and found that the both Florence and Niagara had a power outage between Clark and Verdugo.  Burbank Water and Power were called to the scene and hoped to have the power restored within a couple of hours.