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Cooling Centers to Escape the Heat

(La Porte, IN) - La Porte residents have a place to go if they need a break from the extreme heat. 


According to the mayor’s office, people can go to:

  • LaPorte City Hall
  • Fire station No. 3
  • The Civic Auditorium
  • The park and recreation office
  • The public library.

The Civic Auditorium and park department office are available from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. City Hall is a cooling center from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. While fire station No. 3 is open from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. The library is available to cool off from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m.


Anyone needing help after hours may contact the City of La Porte Police Department non-emergency line at 219-362-6205.

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