NAPA (CBS SF) — Napa police issued a warning Monday to local pet owners about the dangers of leaving dogs inside vehicles during the current heat wave.
Authorities said a dog was spotted inside a parked car at the South Napa marketplace on Sunday while the temperature outside was soaring into the triple digits.READ MORE: South Bay BART Extension Funding Dropped From $1.9 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package
They called 911 and Napa police and an officer from the sheriff’s department’s animal services division responded and freed the dog from the car.READ MORE: San Mateo Deputies Investigating Fatal Unincorporated Redwood City Shooting
A check of the temperature inside the vehicle with a thermometer registered a stifling 136 degrees.MORE NEWS: EDD Fraud: Feds Indict 2 In State Prison Scam To Rip Off EDD Benefits
The dog was taken to a local vet where it was under observation. The incident remained under investigation.