With temperatures topping 90 degrees in Fort Worth, Texas, last week, residents without air conditioning certainly had a lot to complain about, especially 95-year-old Julius Hatley.
But Hatley made the best of his situation, sitting on his porch in the shade to keep cool. He even continued his yard work, despite the unbearable heat.
On Thursday, the 95-year-old’s luck took a turn.
Drenched in sweat, the man called the Fort Worth Police Department to report his broken air conditioner.
“This wasn’t a regular 911 call,” Fort Worth Officer William Margolis told CBS News. “It was what you’d label ‘low priority’ because we’re not AC techs.”
After responding to a few other calls first, Margolis and his partner, Christopher Weir, made their way to Hatley’s home, where they discovered both his central air conditioning and window unit were broken.
“When we got there around 8:30 a.m. his house was 85 to 90 degrees already,” Margolis said. “In …
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