Children receive summer safety tips at Longview pool
Longview — With summer’s heat clamping down, children across Northeast Texas are finding an escape in the cool water of area swimming pools.
Public safety organizations are working to educate parents and teachers about safe ways for children to enjoy their summer splash.
Officers of the Longview Fire Department, Longview Police Department and Texas Department of Family and Protective Services were on hand Tuesday at the Longview Swim Center to provide information regarding swimming and car safety.
Shari Pulliam, spokeswoman for Texas Department of Family and Protective Services, said families need to address safety before heading to the lake or pool.
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