City of Lake Charles to open warming station - KPLC 7 News, Lake Charles, Louisiana

City of Lake Charles to open warming station

LAKE CHARLES, LA (KPLC) - With unusually cold weather expected over the weekend, the city of Lake Charles and the American Red Cross will open a warming station during the overnight hours.

The station will be located at the Purple Heart Memorial Community Recreation Center, 4305 Avenue H in Lake Charles. It will be open Friday night from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m. and Saturday night from 7:00 p.m. to 7:00 a.m.

Anyone staying at the station must provide their own essentials, such as clothing, toiletries, food, and personal belongings.

Citizens planning to stay overnight should bring their own sleeping bags. Also, no pets will be allowed inside.

For more information, contact the Purple Heart Memorial Community Recreation Center at 491-1277.

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