NewsNet 06-01-15

TRIPLE DIGIT HEAT PROMPTS SAFETY WARNING - With the third consecutive day of temperatures above 100 degrees, it's important to stay hydrated when heading outdoors. Tucson Fire Captain Barrett Baker offers some tips on staying safe this summer.
National Weather Service forecast for Tucson

JENNIE FINCH SOFTBALL CAMP REGISTRATION UNDERWAY - The City of Tucson Parks and Recreation Department, along with Visit Tucson and Pima Community College, will host the Jennie Finch Softball Camp at the Lincoln Park Softball Complex, 8116 E. Escalante Road. The camp, Oct. 24-25, is open to all girls third grade and up. Join former UA softball star Jennie Finch and her Olympic and professional softball teammates for two full days of personal instruction covering all aspects of softball. Advanced registration is required and participation is limited.

GET YOUR PARKS QUESTIONS ANSWERED ON TV - Do you have a question about City of Tucson Parks and Recreation? Community Promotions and Marketing Manager Sierra Davenport is now answering your questions on Tucson 12 and social media. Send you questions to, and watch the first episode of "Sierra Says."

GIRL SCOUTS GRADUATE CAMP FURY - Camp Fury is a week-long fire and law enforcement camp designed for high school girls ages 14-18. The girls participate in training to learn different aspects of being a firefighter or police officer. The camp is sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Southern Arizona. The girls graduated Saturday after a final session of learning handcuffing techniques, building clearing, and firearm discipline and decision making. See photos on TPD Facebook page, and watch Tucson 12 video of last year's Camp Fury.

ZOO BEGINS SUMMER HOURS - Now that the weather is hot, Reid Park Zoo is operating under summer hours, opening and closing one hour earlier. The new hours are 8 a.m.-3 p.m. The summer schedule runs through the end of September.