Anyone who has been to Texas in the summertime knows it gets HOT.
It’s not even officially summer yet, but temperatures in Fort Worth have
already topped 90 degrees, and the soaring temps have left many
One of these residents is 95-year-old WWII
veteran Julius Hatley. Usually, he has some AC to keep him cool, but
both his central air and his window unit broke.
Even still, the hardworking veteran has continued to get out
and do yard work. Then he sits on his porch in the shade to try to cool
Eventually, though, the heat got so bad he knew he couldn’t
go on like that. Desperate, he called the Fort Worth Police Department
to report his broken air conditioner.
“This wasn’t a regular 911 call,” Fort Worth Officer William Margolis said. “It was what you’d label ‘low priority’ because we’re not AC techs.”