Sweltering heat blamed for 3 more deaths in St. Louis
The city health department says a 75-year-old woman is the fifth person to die from the heat in St. Louis this year. Her air conditioner was on but was blowing hot air in her home. She died on Sunday.
A Missouri Senate subcommittee heard testimony at the Capitol today from state officials who handle disaster response.
Andrea Spillars, Deputy Director of the Department of Public Safety, told the Subcommittee on Emergency Response that state and local officials coordinated their response efforts very well following the Joplin tornado.
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