Playground Danger During Summer Heat Up

July 1, 2014 Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 6:39 PM EDT

By John Borsa

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July 1, 2014 Updated Jul 1, 2014 at 6:39 PM EDT

AMHERST, NY (WKBW) - It is not just the air that heats up during hot days like this one.

Every surface under the scorching sun can get hot and has the potential to cause serious burns.

Playground equipment is a good example. We went out with Jim Zymanek, director of emergency services in the Town of Amherst to check the temperature on several surfaces at a playground.

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