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Elkhart County 4-H Fair kicks off

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Friday, on of the hottest day of the year so far, the Elkhhart County 4-H Fair finally kicked off. Fair staff had plenty of ways for fair-goers to stay cool in the heat.

Shuttles are available to transport people from the fair gates to the parking lot. Misting tents are located around the fairgrounds, as well as misting fans and buildings with air conditioning. In case of emergencies there are medical carts and a medical building.

Phil Wogoman, the Safety & Emergency Management Director said, "We've got a very specific plan for anything that's going to happen out here. We don't want to react, we want to pre-plan and know what to do when the event happens"

Many fair-goers were enjoying the first day and said they were staying cool by drinking water. The fair runs until Saturday July 27th, at the fairgrounds in Goshen.

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