Beating the summer heat is hard for those who have to work in it

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - While many can beat the heat by blasting air conditioning, for some there is no choice but to be out in the elements. FOX2’s George Sells found out how some are coping with the summer swelter.

There is no rest for some road crews in our area, not on Saturday and not on a day when the heat index is pushing 105.  Work on Page Avenue was conducted mostly overnight, but even that didn't provide a total break for workers.

Beating the heat is never an easy task.  It's made tougher in jobs where there's no cover and clothes need to be tough.  The veterans say the secret is really no secret at all.