Jenks Umpire Succumbs To Heat, Passes Out During Game


Saturday, July 23rd 2011, 3:42 pm
By: News On 6


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JENKS, Oklahoma -- A youth baseball umpire knows exactly what can happen in this excessive heat. During a tournament Saturday in Jenks, he suddenly passed out behind the plate.

Parents rushed to help him and he came to shortly after he collapsed. The fire department and EMSA treated the man on the scene.

EMSA has treated more than 200 patients this summer for heat-related illness.

07/22/2011 Related Story: EMSA: 201 Patients Treated For Heat-Related Illness This Summer