JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - During the Jaguars vs. Chiefs game Sunday, the Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department tweeted multiple pictures of a thermometer showing temperatures in excess of 120 degrees.
Thought it pinned put...still going..... pic.twitter.com/vvlnaG9ddN— MyJFRD (@JFRDJAX) September 8, 2019
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Following the game's end, JFRD said there were 86 medical calls at the stadium during the game and 18 had to be transported to the hospital.
86 medical calls in the stadium today ...18 people transported to the hospital...I’d say our crews worked hard today!— MyJFRD (@JFRDJAX) September 8, 2019
Though JFRD didn't confirm the exact nature of the medical calls, they did warn people to stay hydrated prior to kickoff.
Due to forecasted high temperatures, fans were allowed to bring in bottles of water as well.
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